Beaverhead County, located in the southwest corner of Montana and surrounded on three sides by the Continental Divide, is the largest county in Montana. It's land area consists of deep basins separated by towering mountain ranges.
…for a day…
Make Southwestern Montana your recreation destination and you will never find yourself at a loss for things to do.
Dillon is the headquarters for the Beaverhead Deerlodge National Forest, with dozens of mountain lakes, great fishing rivers and streams, and wildlife in every nook and cranny.
Explore hundreds of miles of hiking and snowmobile trails, dig for crystals, visit ghost towns and drop a line in the West's best fisheries…the Madison, the Beaverhead and the Big Hole. It's all right here where the Old West began, Dillon and southwestern Montana.
…or for a lifetime.
Dillon is the county seat and major trading area for over 13,000 people in Beaverhead and western Madison counties. It is the headquarters of the Beaverhead-Deer Lodge National Forest, the Dillon Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management, the University of Montana Western and the national franchise office of Great Harvest Bread Company.
Dillon also forms the center of Montana's largest cattle and hay producing areas, and is one of Montana's top agricultural centers.
With a total population of 9,000 in Beaverhead County, and nearly 6,000 in Madison County, the area provides an effective buying income of over $150 million annually.