Scobey, Montana

Daniels County


Scobey is the capital of Daniels County, Montana. The town has about 1,100 inhabitants. They live in an area of ​​1.9 km ².


The colonization of the region around Scobey began in 1901. The place got its name after Major Charles Scobey, who was friends with the local founder Mansfield Daniels. In 1913 a railway line was built in the vicinity of the place, then the place was on, newly founded about 2 km to the railway line.

In the 1920s, Scobey was one of the largest centers of trade with the wheat in the United States.


Among the attractions of the place the open air museum Daniels County Museum & Pioneer Town is one of 35 historic buildings from the early 20th century.