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The location of Austin

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Welcome to Austin ...

Austin is located in Lewis and Clark County.

When the people of Austin refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Austinite<1>

Austin is 4,750 feet [1,448 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Austin is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Austin lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Austin is within the boundaries of the (406) area code.

Communities near Austin ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Austin and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2015<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Atlantic City - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Canyon Creek   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
East Helena   [Map]   2,057   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Elliston   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fort Harrison   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Frontier Town   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Austin.

Communities Also Named Austin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 42 communities that are also named Austin - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (3), California, Colorado (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan (4), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Washington (2) and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Austin.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Austin. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Austin. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Austin.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Austin:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Austin ...

Looking for more information about Austin? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Austin? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Austin, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Austin.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Austin. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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The Communities of Montana

About Lewis and Clark County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Austin. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Lewis and Clark County: www.co.lewis-clark.mt.us/

The official website for State of Montana: mt.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Austin refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Austin may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Austin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Austin. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Austin) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Austin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Austin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Austin. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.6392, Longitude: -112.2441     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Austin.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Austin.



 
 
 

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