Dawson County, Montana

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Dawson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Montana. As of 2000, the population was 9,059. Its county seat is Glendive[1].

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,383 square miles (6,171.9 km2), of which 2,373 square miles (6,146.0 km2) is land and 10 square miles (25.9 km2) (0.42%) is water.

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Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 9,059 people, 3,625 households, and 2,475 families residing in the county. The population density was 4 people per square mile (1/km²). There were 4,168 housing units at an average density of 2 per square mile (1/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.43% White, 0.25% Black or African American, 1.23% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. 0.89% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 39.7% were of German, 17.0% Norwegian, 7.3% Irish and 6.5% English ancestry according to Census 2000. 97.0% spoke English, 1.4% German and 1.0% Spanish as their first language.

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