Scobey, the county seat with a population of 1,082, has a volunteer fire department, volunteer EMT unit, sheriff, public library, museum, chamber of commerce, and highway department. A dentist, optometrist, chiropractor, and pharmacist provide healthcare services in town. Scobey has a wide variety of businesses, including a weekly newspaper, a radio station, telecommunications company, two motels, RV Park, five restaurants, two gas stations, car dealership, a hardware store, three insurance agents, and two banks.

Scobey offers many recreational facilities including a senior citizen center, public pool, public parks, a nine-hole golf course, three fitness centers, two tennis courts, baseball diamond, camping facilities, golf course, bowling, roping arena, ice-skating rink, dance and music recreation.

Scobey is located 15 miles from the US-Canadian Port of Entry to the province of Saskatchewan. Scobey's airport, used chiefly for private use and ambulance service, has a lighted 4,000 feet long asphalt runway and available fuel.

In Scobey you will get a smile, a warm greeting and an attitude that says, "Welcome!" Scobey is a clean, peaceful, and family-oriented town with no shortage of enthusiasm for sports. Considerable amounts of energies are used to promote youth programs, sports, musical events, museum, fairs, and rodeos.