Scobey, the county seat with a population of 1,082 has a volunteer fire department and a volunteer EMT unit, sheriff, public library, museum, chamber of commerce, and highway department. A dentist, optometrist, chiropractor, and pharmacist provide health care services in town. Scobey has a wide variety of businesses including a weekly newspaper, a radio station, telecommunications, 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 4000 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 place with no shortage of enthusiasm for sports. Considerable amounts of energies are used to promote youth programs, sports, musical events, museum, fairs, and rodeos.