Beaverhead County, Montana

Beaverhead County is in the southwestern corner of Montana. The area is one of the state's main agricultural centers. The county seat is the small city of Dillon. Other communities in the county include the town of Lima and unincorporated communities. Polaris, Jackson and Wisdom are some of the unincorporated communities.

Real Estate

Families with children in school will find four-bedroom homes for sale in Dillon within walking distance of schools. Real estate in Dillon also includes houses with five bedrooms for those who want larger homes. There are some four-bedroom homes for sale in Lima, Polaris and Wisdom. Those who prefer small homes can buy two-bedroom houses in Dillon. People who want plenty of space outdoors can buy properties near Dillon with five or six acres of land. Those who want very large properties or ranches can buy houses on more than 1,000 acres. Real estate in the county also includes ranches with more than 7,000 acres of land. The average price of a home in the county is $189,000.

Recreation and Attractions

People who enjoy outdoor recreation will find a variety of things to do in the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest. Those who like water sports can go boating, water skiing and swimming here. There are trails for hikers, bicyclists and horseback riders. People who want to stay overnight can stay in cabins or tents. Winter visitors can go skiing, snowmobiling and sledding.

Those who enjoy spending time on the water can also fish in the Beaverhead River or water ski in the Clark Canyon Reservoir. History lovers can learn about the area's history at the Beaverhead County Museum in Dillon. County residents can buy groceries at the Safeway in Dillon. Restaurants in Dillon serve steak, pizza, burgers and Mexican food.


There are nine school districts in the county. Each school district has one or two schools. Dillon Middle School and Parkview School are in Dillon. Parkview is an elementary school. Grant Elementary School is also in Dillon. Polaris, Jackson, Glen, Wisdom and Wise River each have one school for students in kindergarten through eighth grade. The town of Lima has one school for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. High school students in other towns in the county can attend Beaverhead County High School in Dillon. College students can attend the University of Montana Western in Dillon.

See Also: Homes for Sale in Montana | Homes for Sale in Madison County | Homes for Sale in Glen, Montana | Home for sale in Melrose, Montana | Homes for sale in Wisdom, Montana | Homes for sale in Lima, Montana | Homes for sale in Dillon, Montana