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Welcome to Montrose ...

Montrose is located in Jewell County<1>.

We don't have a date for the establishment of Montrose.

The community of Montrose was previously named Delta.

Montrose is 1,640 feet [500 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Montrose is located in the (785) area code.

Communities Also Named Montrose ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 37 communities that are also named Montrose - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Montrose ...

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

  • Superior [Nuckolls County]
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    • Superior [Nuckolls County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Montrose
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,805 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Superior have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Superior
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Superior<5>
  • Mankato [Jewell County]
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    • Mankato [Jewell County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the west of Montrose
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 804 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mankato have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Mankato:
    • Jewell Center
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mankato
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mankato<5>
  • Jewell [Jewell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jewell
    • Jewell [Jewell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Montrose
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 396 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jewell have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jewell
  • Scandia [Republic County]
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    • Scandia [Republic County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the east of Montrose
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 335 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scandia have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former name for Scandia:
    • New Scandinavia
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scandia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scandia<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jamestown [Cloud County]
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      • Jamestown [Cloud County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Montrose
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jamestown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jamestown
    • Courtland [Republic County]
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      • Courtland [Republic County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Montrose
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Courtland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Courtland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Courtland<5>
    • Burr Oak [Jewell County]
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      • Burr Oak [Jewell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Montrose
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 160 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burr Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burr Oak
    • Hardy [Nuckolls County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hardy
      • Hardy [Nuckolls County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Montrose
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 146 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hardy<5>
    • Republic [Republic County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Republic
      • Republic [Republic County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Montrose
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 106 people
      • Former name for Republic:
      • Gomeria
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Republic
    • Esbon [Jewell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Esbon
      • Esbon [Jewell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Montrose
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 91 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Esbon have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Esbon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Esbon<5>

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 Montrose. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Montrose.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Montrose. 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 Montrose.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Montrose ...

Looking for more information about Montrose? 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 Montrose, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Montrose.

Adding Montrose to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Montrose was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Montrose on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Kansas (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Montrose on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Kansas: https://portal.kansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kansas' counties, including Jewell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Montrose - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Montrose) 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 Montrose. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MontroseOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Montrose. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7845, Longitude: -98.0874    
<4>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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