The county of Dawson is located in Montana and was founded in 1869. There are 9,625 residents in Dawson who have access to courthouses in Glendive. 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 4,935 residents in Glendive, which is 3.4 square miles and 2,064ft above sea level. It was settled in 1880 and is governed by a local government.