Dawson County, Montana

Serving & assisting the citizens of Dawson County to receive an excellent quality of life from County government consistent with our resources and their willingness to provide those resources. Ensuring that the citizens of Dawson County are free to act and live their own lives, consistent with the laws of the United States and the great State of Montana. Providing leadership, communication and delivery of cost effective services, which are responsive to the people’s needs and geared to the future of Dawson County. Providing a climate that will foster economic growth, recognizing that people are the key to our success. Cooperating with other government entities to serve and protect the rights of our citizens.

City of Glendive

The City of Glendive was incorporated on October 7, 1902. Glendive is the county seat of Dawson County located in eastern Montana. It is set between the badlands of Makoshika State Park and the Yellowstone River. According to the 2010 census the population of Glendive is 4,935. In the West Glendive and surrounding urban area there are an approximately 2,500 people. The land area in the city is 3.3 square miles. Glendive offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities that are enjoyed by residents of the city and the population from many miles around. There are many sites in the Glendive area that offer recreational activities ranging from parks and open space to facilities developed for specific organized sports such as swimming, golf, baseball, basketball, football and soccer.

Glendive Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber is where we bring business and community together to provide opportunities for everyone. The Chamber builds the connection that keeps the community moving forward.  The Chamber is overseen by a Board of Directors comprised of nine members of the community. Each Director brings a unique perspective to the Board as they all come from different facets of the community. The Executive Board of the Chamber consists of the President, 1st Vice-President, 2nd Vice-President and the Executive Director.

Montana Governor's Office of Economic Development

Everyday, businesses and entrepreneurs from around the world are choosing Montana due to our business-friendly tax climate, world-class workforce talent, and our unparalleled quality of life.  Through the Choose Montana initiative, we’re highlighting the facts and figures from our dynamic statewide economy and key industry sectors, as well as the reasons CEOs and entrepreneurs who could be growing their ventures anywhere in the world are proud to call Big Sky Country home.

Montana Department of Industry

The Montana Department of Labor & Industry exists to promote and protect the well-being of Montana’s workers, employers and citizens, and to uphold their rights and responsibilities.  The Department is organized into five divisions: Business Standards Division, Central Services Division, Employer Relations Division, Unemployment Insurance Division and Workforce Services Division.

Makoshika State Park

Walk a real dinosaur trail. Montana’s largest state park features badland formations and the fossil remains of Tyrannosaurus Rex, Triceratops and more. You’ll find a visitor center at the park entrance with interpretive exhibits great for kids.  The name “Makoshika” is a variant spelling of a Lakota phrase meaning ‘bad land’ or ‘bad earth’.