Welcome to Jefferson County

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Jefferson County has something for everyone; from rivers for floating and fishing, to hiking and climbing in the Elkhorn Mountain range, and a large motorized and non-motorized trail system. Boulder, High Ore and Basin are home to several radon health mines, ghost towns, Boulder hot springs and Whitehall hosts Frontier Days every July. The county fair is held in Boulder in August. Jefferson County abounds with natural resources and its economy is based around these, including production agriculture, wood products and mining. Come and visit us!

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Flu cases have been reported in four counties including Lewis and Clark. Take action to prevent the flu! More information here.

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County Commissioners

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    Cory Kirsch, Commission Chair

    Cory represents District 2 which includes the communities of Boulder, Basin, Elk Park, Bernice, Jefferson City, and Clancy.
    phone: (406) 225-4028

    email: ckirsch@jeffersoncounty-mt.gov

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    Bob Mullen

    Bob represents District 3 which includes Montana City and Elkhorn.
    phone:(406)225-4026

    email: bmullen@jeffersoncounty-mt.gov

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    Leonard Wortman

    Leonard represents District 1 which includes the communities of Whitehall, Cardwell, and Pipestone.
    Phone: (406) 225-4027

    email: lwortman@jeffersoncounty-mt.gov

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    Helen Auch, Commission Assistant

    Courthouse, 1st Floor
    phone:(406)225-4025
    fax: (406) 225-4148


    email: hauch@jeffersoncounty-mt.gov

Quick Links

For Jefferson County fire information please follow the Jefferson County Montana Sheriff's Office on Facebook page and listen to the county Emergency Broadcast System.

Boulder  105.9FM  KEME_LP 
Basin 98.3 FM KBAS-LP
Cardwell 106.1 FM KEAC-LP
Elk Park 103.7 FM KWEP-LP
Jefferson City 100.3 FM KEAJ-LP
Montana City/Clancy 105.9 FM KWLG-LP
Whitehall 106.5 FM KESW-LP

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  • Commission Meetings

    Meetings are held every Tuesday at 1:30pm in the Clerk & Recorder Meeting Room. The current agenda can be found here.

  • Resolutions & Commission Meeting Minutes

    Coming Soon! Resolutions, minutes and past agendas will be available in a searchable online database. Keep watching this space!

  • Minutes of County Boards and Special Districts

    Coming Soon! Minutes of county boards and special districts will be available in a searchable online database. Keep watching this space for further information!

  • Current Projects, Materials or Equipment Open for Bid

    RFP for Scope of Work on Shooting Range

    Jefferson County, Montana is accepting proposals for a scope of work to operate an existing shooting range on real property Jefferson County is working to acquire from the Bureau of Land Management. The full RFP is here.

Office of Special Events/Tourism

The department is responsible for supervisory and administrative coordination work involving management of Jefferson County specific events, ensuring compliance with event requirements as well as distributing county event information to the public. The position is also responsible for promoting Jefferson County tourism and recreation.

Bruce Binkowski

P.O. Box H
Boulder, MT 59632
(406) 225-4039