The population of the county is approximately 20,000. The largest city is Bowie. Other cities include Bowie, Saint Jo, Nocona, and Montague.
Montague County contains beautiful and productive land. Because of its beauty, the value of land is increasing, particularly because of interest from wealthy buyers in the DFW metroplex. Many estate and fiduciary claims in Montague County involve disputes over land and deeds to land.
Disputes in Montague County may also include mineral interests. The county is part of the Barnet Shale, primarily a gas formation.