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Anaconda, Montana

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Welcome to Anaconda ...

The pronunciation of Anaconda: an-uh-KAHN-duh<1>   -   see below for details

Anaconda is located in Deer Lodge County and is the County Seat for Deer Lodge County.

Anaconda was established in 1884.

Anaconda is 5,250 feet [1,600 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Anaconda is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Anaconda: (406)

The ZIP code for Anaconda: 59711<3>

The Pronunciation of Anaconda ...

Pronunciation for Anaconda: an-uh-KAHN-duh


Communities near Anaconda ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Anaconda and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2016<5>
Butte - Silver Bow   [Map]   ---   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Butte   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Cable City - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Deer Lodge   [Map]   2,994   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Fairmont Hot Springs   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
French Town   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Anaconda ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Anaconda - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Missouri and New Mexico.

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

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 Anaconda. 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 Anaconda. 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 Anaconda. Our list includes 11 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anaconda ...

Looking for more information about Anaconda? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Anaconda, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Anaconda.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found 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) Anaconda. 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
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Anaconda. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Anaconda). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Anaconda or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Anaconda. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Anaconda) 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 Anaconda. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Anaconda

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anaconda. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.1276, Longitude: -112.9551     [Map].

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Anaconda.

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Anaconda.