Ingomar is a trade center for the surrounding sheep raising area. It has one of the largest sheep shearing plants in the state. In the early days Ingomar and
Sumatra were the chief trading towns for the homesteaders in western
Garfield County.(from Cheney's
Names on the Face of Montana, Mountain Press Publishing Company) Explore one of North America's last frontiers. Ride horseback and push cattle across the most beautiful and remote country left on earth. Ingomar has several of its original historic buildings still intact. The original frame school building, the
Jersey Lilly Bar and Cafe,internationally known for its beans and steaks and the Bookman Store were all placed on the National Registry of Historic Buildings. The
Historic Jersey Lilly Campground provides a meeting place for locals and visitors, with good food and place to hang your hat, hitch your RV or pitch your tent, and catch a night's rest. Across from the Jersey Lilly Bar & Café is a rodeo arena. Area residents banded together to construct a rodeo arena, which has become the home of the
Ingomar Open Rodeo. The rodeo is held each July and is open to all cowboys. Children's activities, food and drink, dancing, horseshoes, an auction, and other activities take place on the day of the rodeo.