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Welcome to Bison ...

Bison is located in Glacier County<1>.

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

Bison is 5,000 feet [1,524 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Bison is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Bison: (406)

Communities Also Named Bison ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Bison - they are located in Kansas, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Bison ...

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

  • Browning [Glacier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Browning
    • Browning [Glacier County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Bison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,001 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browning
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Browning<5>
  • East Glacier Park Village [Glacier County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Glacier Park Village
    • East Glacier Park Village [Glacier County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Bison
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Glacier Park Village
  • East Glacier Park [Glacier County]
  • Kiowa [Glacier County]
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    • McCarthyville [Flathead County] - Historic
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      • McCarthyville [Flathead County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Bison
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McCarthyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Starr School [Glacier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Starr School
      • Starr School [Glacier County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Bison
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Starr School have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starr School
    • South Browning [Glacier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Browning
      • South Browning [Glacier County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Bison
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Browning
    • Essex [Flathead County]
    • North Browning [Glacier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Browning
      • North Browning [Glacier County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Bison
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Browning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Browning
    • Heart Butte [Pondera County]

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bison ...

Looking for more information about Bison? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bison, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bison.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Montana

About Glacier County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bison. 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 Glacier, 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 Bison - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bison) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bison. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.3872, Longitude: -113.2662       In this case, the coordinates for Bison 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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