The county of Chouteau is located in Montana and was founded in 1865. There are 5,767 residents in Chouteau who have access to courthouses in Fort Benton. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Montana is part of the 9th federal circuit court as well.
There are 1,464 residents in Fort Benton, which is 2.1 square miles and 2,621ft above sea level.