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Commissioners

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Kevin Howlett (Chair)

District 1

PO Box 153
Arlee, MT 59821
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Term expires: 1-Jan-2015

Rick Griffith

District 2

135 Rye
Butte, MT 59701
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Term expires: 1-Jan-2017

John Cobb

District 3

P.O. Box 388
Augusta, MT 59410
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Term expires: 1-Jan-2017

Carol Lambert

District 4

PO Box 2
Broadus, MT 59317
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Term expires: 1-Jan-2015

Barb Skelton

District 5

7256 Highway 3
Billings, MT 59106
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Term expires: 1-Jan-2017


License Plate Prefixes

Montana license plates start with a number that indicates the county where the vehicle is registered. Here are those numbers for each county and the county seat

Table 1.1 - Prefix Numbers
PrefixCountyCounty Seat is in...
1Silver BowButte
2CascadeGreat Falls
3YellowstoneBillings
4MissoulaMissoula
5Lewis & ClarkHelena
6GallatinBozeman
7FlatheadKalispell
8FergusLewistown
9Powder RiverBroadus
10CarbonRed Lodge
11PhillipsMalta
12HillHavre
13RavalliHamilton
14CusterMiles City
15LakePolson
16DawsonGlendive
17RooseveltWolf Point
18BeaverheadDillon
19ChoteauFort Benton
20ValleyGlasgow
21TooleShelby
22Big HornHardin
23MusselshellRoundup
24BlaineChinook
25MadisonVirginia City
26PonderaConrad
27RichlandSidney
28PowellDeer Lodge
29RosebudForsyth
30Anaconda - Deer LodgeAnaconda
31TetonChoteau
32StillwaterColumbus
33TreasureHysham
34SheridanPlentywood
35SandersThompson Falls
36Judith BasinStanford
37DanielsScobey
38GlacierCut Bank
39FallonBaker
40Sweet GrassBig Timber
41McConeCircle
42CarterEkalaka
43BroadwaterTownsend
44WheatlandHarlowtown
45PrairieTerry
46GranitePhillipsburg
47MeagherWhite Sulphur Springs
48LibertyChester
49ParkLivingston
50GarfieldJordan
51JeffersonBoulder
52WibauxWibaux
53Golden ValleyRyegate
54MineralSuperior
55PetroleumWinnett
56LincolnLibby

Prefix Numbers in a Given District

  • District 1
  • 4 - Missoula
  • 7 - Flathead
  • 13 - Ravalli
  • 15 - Lake
  • 28 - Powell
  • 35 - Sanders
  • 46 - Granite
  • 54 - Mineral
  • 56 - Lincoln
  • District 2
  • 1 - Silver Bow
  • 6 - Gallatin
  • 18 - Beaverhead
  • 25 - Madison
  • 30 - Anaconda /
    Deer Lodge
  • 43 - Broadwater
  • 47 - Meagher
  • 49 - Park
  • 51 - Jefferson
  • District 3
  • 2 - Cascade
  • 5 - Lewis & Clark
  • 12 - Hill
  • 19 - Chouteau
  • 21 - Toole
  • 24 - Blaine
  • 26 - Pondera
  • 31 - Teton
  • 38 - Glacier
  • 48 - Liberty
  • District 4
  • 9 - Powder River
  • 11 - Phillips
  • 14 - Custer
  • 16 - Dawson
  • 17 - Roosevelt
  • 20 - Valley
  • 27 - Richland
  • 29 - Rosebud
  • 34 - Sheridan
  • 37 - Daniels
  • 39 - Fallon
  • 41 - McCone
  • 42 - Carter
  • 45 - Prairie
  • 50 - Garfield
  • 52 - Wibaux
  • District 5
  • 3 - Yellowstone
  • 8 - Fergus
  • 10 - Carbon
  • 22 - Big Horn
  • 23 - Musselshell
  • 32 - Stillwater
  • 33 - Treasure
  • 36 - Judith Basin
  • 40 - Sweet Grass
  • 44- Wheatland
  • 53 - Golden Valley
  • 55 - Petroleum