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Birney, Montana

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Welcome to Birney ...

Birney is located in Rosebud County<1> (at the time of its founding, Birney was located in Custer County).

Birney is 3,120 feet [951 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Birney is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Birney: (406)

The ZIP code for Birney: 59012<3>

Communities Also Named Birney ...

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

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

Communities near Birney ...

We have created a list of 9 communities that are near Birney.

  • Otter [Powder River County]
  • Ashland [Rosebud County]
  • Lame Deer [Rosebud County]
  • Muddy [Big Horn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muddy
    • Muddy [Big Horn County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the northwest of Birney
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muddy have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muddy
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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 Birney. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Birney.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Birney ...

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

Adding Birney to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Montana

About Rosebud County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Montana:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Rosebud, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Birney - 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 Birney). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Birney 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Birney) 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 Birney. 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 BirneyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Birney. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.3219, Longitude: -106.5150    
<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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