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Welcome to Basin ...

Basin is located in Jefferson County<1>.

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

Basin is 5,360 feet [1,634 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Basin is 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Basin: (406)

Communities Also Named Basin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Basin - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Maine, Mississippi (2), Texas, Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Basin ...

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

  • Boulder [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boulder
    • Boulder [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Basin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,291 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boulder
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boulder<5>
  • Comet [Jefferson County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Comet
    • Comet [Jefferson County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Basin
    • Comet has also been known as:
    • High Ore
  • Elk Park [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk Park
    • Elk Park [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Basin
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elk Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk Park
  • Jefferson City [Jefferson County]
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    • Elkhorn [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkhorn
      • Elkhorn [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Basin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkhorn
    • Rimini [Lewis and Clark County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rimini
      • Rimini [Lewis and Clark County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Basin
    • Emery [Powell County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emery
      • Emery [Powell County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Basin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Clancy [Jefferson County]
    • Frontier Town [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frontier Town
      • Frontier Town [Lewis and Clark County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the north of Basin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frontier Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frontier Town
    • North Walkerville [Silver Bow County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Walkerville
      • North Walkerville [Silver Bow County] was located 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southwest of Basin

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Basin. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Basin.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Basin ...

Looking for more information about Basin? 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 Basin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Basin.

Adding Basin to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Basin 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 Basin was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.co.jefferson.mt.us/

The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Jefferson, 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 have 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 Basin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Basin) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Basin. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BasinOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Basin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2713, Longitude: -112.2636       In this case, the coordinates for Basin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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