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Welcome to Bigfork ...

Bigfork is located in Flathead County<1>.

Bigfork is 2,970 feet [905 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Bigfork is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Bigfork lies within the (406) area code.

The ZIP code for Bigfork: 59911<3>

Communities Also Named Bigfork ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Bigfork - it's located in Minnesota.

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

Communities near Bigfork ...

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

  • Kalispell [Flathead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kalispell
    • Kalispell [Flathead County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Bigfork
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,329 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kalispell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kalispell<5>
  • Bear Creek Village [Flathead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bear Creek Village
    • Bear Creek Village [Flathead County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Bigfork
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Creek Village
  • Woods Bay [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woods Bay
    • Woods Bay [Lake County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Bigfork
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woods Bay have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woods Bay
  • Lakeside [Flathead County]
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    • Somers [Flathead County]
    • Creston [Flathead County]
    • Forest Hill Village [Flathead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Hill Village
      • Forest Hill Village [Flathead County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Bigfork
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Hill Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Hill Village
    • Bear Dance [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bear Dance
      • Bear Dance [Lake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Bigfork
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bear Dance
    • Rollins [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rollins
      • Rollins [Lake County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Bigfork
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rollins have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rollins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rollins<5>
    • Evergreen [Flathead County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
      • Evergreen [Flathead County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Bigfork
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evergreen<5>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bigfork. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Bigfork.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bigfork ...

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

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About Flathead County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Flathead County: www.co.flathead.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 Flathead, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bigfork - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Bigfork). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bigfork or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bigfork) 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 Bigfork. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BigforkOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bigfork. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.0647, Longitude: -114.0733    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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