Custer County is located in southeastern Montana. Custer County has a population of about 12,000 residents. The county seat is Miles City, which is famous for the World Famous Buckinghorse sale held annually.

Agriculture is the county's number one industry. We also have the Miles City Community College. Custer County 4-H enrolls about 160 members ages 6-19, consisting of 9 4-H Clubs with over 40 volunteer adults. Custer County has one full time Family and Consumer Sciences/4-H Agent, and one full time Agricultural/4-H Agent. Support staff consists of one full time secretary.

Opportunities in Custer County

Montana Community Foundation has a new grant program for nonprofits in Rosebud, Custer, and Fallon Counties. Grants are up to $50,000 for a wide variety of projects that improve the quality of life in communities in this area (essentially, anything but operating expenses). Applications are due by June 1, 2023 for the first round of funding. There is additional information in the attached materials and on MTCF’s website. 

MSU Extension Custer County is hiring a Community Development Extension Agent.  Look at our jobsite for more information!