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Welcome to Belfry ...

Belfry is located in Carbon County<1>.

The pronunciation of Belfry: BEL-free<2>

Belfry is 3,860 feet [1,177 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Belfry is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Belfry: (406)

The ZIP code for Belfry: 59008<4>

Communities Also Named Belfry ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Belfry - they are located in Kentucky, Newfoundland and Labrador and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Belfry ...

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

  • Red Lodge [Carbon County]
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    • Red Lodge [Carbon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Belfry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,359 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Lodge have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Lodge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Lodge<7>
  • Bridger [Carbon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridger
    • Bridger [Carbon County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Belfry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 769 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridger have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridger
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridger<7>
  • Fromberg [Carbon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fromberg
    • Fromberg [Carbon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Belfry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 469 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fromberg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fromberg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fromberg<7>
  • Bearcreek [Carbon County]
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    • Roberts [Carbon County]
    • Clark [Park County]
    • Boyd [Carbon County]
    • Frannie [Big Horn County]
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      • Frannie [Big Horn County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Belfry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 156 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frannie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frannie<7>
    • Edgar [Carbon County]
    • Joliet [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joliet
      • Joliet [Carbon County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the north of Belfry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 666 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joliet have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joliet
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Joliet<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Belfry ...

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

Adding Belfry to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Belfry 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 Belfry was on a map titled Map of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming (from Rand McNally, 1925).

We also found Belfry on a map titled Shell Oil Map of Montana (1951).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Carbon, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Belfry. 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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Belfry - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Belfry). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Belfry or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Belfry) 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 Belfry. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BelfryOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Belfry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.1420, Longitude: -109.0072    
<6>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.
<7>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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