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Welcome to Bannack ...
So far, we found very little information about Bannack. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
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Bannack would have been located within present day Beaverhead County<2>.
The pronunciation of Bannack: BAN-uk<3>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Bannack is 5,760 feet [1,756 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Bannack is about 1 mile [or 1¾ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: The area where Bannack was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The location where Bannack once stood is in the (406) area code.
Bannack was established in 1862.
Communities near Bannack ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bannack.
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 Bannack. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bannack.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bannack. 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 Bannack.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bannack. See our Newspapers Page for Bannack.
Adding Bannack to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Bannack 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 Bannack was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Bannack in the book titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8> From that list, the Bannack post office opened in 1898.
For more details, see References and Mentions for Bannack.
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This page was last modified/updated: 31 May 2023