Hill County, Montana

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Hill County is a county located in the U.S. state of Montana. As of 2000, the population was 16,673. Its county seat is Havre[1].

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History

The first non-Native American settlement was Fort Assinniboine in 1875. Fifteen of the original 104 structures from the fort are still standing. The county is named after James J. Hill.

Geography

Hill County is on the "Hi-Line" in North-C

Hill County borders Blaine County to the East, Liberty County to the West, Chouteau County to the South, and Canada to the North.

Hill County contains Beaver Creek park, which is the largest county park in the Nation.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,916 square miles (7,552.4 km2), of which 2,896 square miles (7,500.6 km2) is land and 20 square miles (51.8 km2) (0.68%) is water.

It is one of the few locations in the United States to have an antipodal point on land, and its community of Rudyard is the only populated such place. The Kerguelen Islands are on the opposite side of the earth from parts of Hill County, while the antipodal points of almost all other places in the United States lie in the Indian Ocean.

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