Fallon County, on Montana’s eastern border with North Dakota, covers 1,620 square miles and has an estimated population (July 1, 2008) of 2,716. This is down from the 2000 census count of 2,837. Like most of eastern Montana, Fallon County is losing population.
The county seat, Baker, had a population of 1,695 according to the 2000 Census, but had lost 61 people by 2008, with an estimated population of 1,634, a loss of 3.60%.
In 1970, the county opened a new library and emergency operations center. A few years later the building was expanded to include all city and county governmental offices.
Fallon County license plates show county number 39.