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Welcome to Montreal ...

Montreal is located in Sebastian County<1>.


The location of Montreal has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Montreal, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1891.

Montreal is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Montreal lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Montreal: (479)

Communities Also Named Montreal ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 10 communities that are also named Montreal - they are located in Georgia, Michigan, Missouri (2), Ohio, Quebec (3), Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Montreal ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Montreal.

  • Fort Smith
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
  • Greenwood
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
    • Greenwood is located in Sebastian County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,396 people
  • Poteau
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poteau
    • Poteau is located in Le Flore County (OK)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,906 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poteau <4>
  • Barling
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Pocola
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pocola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pocola
    • Pocola is located in Le Flore County (OK)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,153 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pocola <4>
  • Lavaca
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lavaca
    • Lavaca is located in Sebastian County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,439 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lavaca <4>
  • Spiro
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spiro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spiro
    • Spiro is located in Le Flore County (OK)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,154 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spiro <4>
  • Arkoma
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arkoma
    • Arkoma is located in Le Flore County (OK)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,894 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arkoma <4>
  • Panama
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Panama have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Panama
    • Panama is located in Le Flore County (OK)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,358 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Panama <4>
  • Mansfield
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mansfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mansfield
    • Mansfield is located in Sebastian County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,089 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansfield <4>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Montreal. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Montreal.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Montreal. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Montreal.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Montreal. See our Newspapers Page for Montreal.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Montreal ...

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

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

Adding Montreal to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Montreal in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Montreal was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Montreal post office opened in 1891.

We also found Montreal in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Montreal.

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

The official website for Sebastian County: www.sebastiancountyonline.com/

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Sebastian, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Montreal - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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