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Anaconda, Montana

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Welcome to Anaconda ...

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.<1> 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

Anaconda lies within the (406) area code.

The ZIP code for Anaconda: 59711<2>

The Pronunciation of Anaconda ..

We have heard more than one pronunciation for Anaconda:<3>



Communities near Anaconda ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Butte - Silver Bow   [Map]   33,901   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Butte   [Map]   ---   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Cable City - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fairmont Hot Springs   [Map]   ---   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
French Town   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Georgetown   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Anaconda. If available, we provide a satellite 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Anaconda, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Anaconda.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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<2>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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<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Anaconda. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will 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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<4>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- 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, 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 we use 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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