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Around Boulder ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Butte - Silver Bow. It is located about 34 miles [54 km] to the southwest of Boulder. Butte - Silver Bow has a population of 34,200 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Helena. It is located about 25 miles [ km] to the north of Boulder and has a population of 33,700 people.

For comparison, Boulder has a population of 1,300 people.

The following is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Boulder.<2>

  • Basin [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Basin
    • Basin [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west of Boulder
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Basin have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Basin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Basin<4>
  • Butte [Silver Bow County]
  • Clancy [Jefferson County]
  • East Helena [Lewis and Clark County]
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    • East Helena [Lewis and Clark County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the north of Boulder
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,130 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Helena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Helena<4>
  • Elk Park [Jefferson County]
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    • Elk Park [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the southwest of Boulder
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elk Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk Park
  • Elkhorn [Jefferson County]
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    • Elkhorn [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the east of Boulder
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    • Frontier Town [Lewis and Clark County]
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      • Frontier Town [Lewis and Clark County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the north of Boulder
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frontier Town have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frontier Town
    • Helena [Lewis and Clark County]
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      • Helena [Lewis and Clark County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the north of Boulder
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,737 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helena<4>
    • Jefferson City [Jefferson County]
    • Montana City [Jefferson County]
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      • Montana City [Jefferson County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Boulder
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montana City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montana City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montana City<4>
    • Park City [Lewis and Clark County]
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      • Park City [Lewis and Clark County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<2> to the north of Boulder
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Park City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park City
    • Pipestone Hot Springs [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pipestone Hot Springs
      • Pipestone Hot Springs [Jefferson County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the south of Boulder
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pipestone Hot Springs
    • Radersburg [Broadwater County]
    • Walkerville [Silver Bow County]
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      • Walkerville [Silver Bow County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the southwest of Boulder
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 715 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkerville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walkerville<4>
    • Whitehall [Jefferson County]
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      • Whitehall [Jefferson County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the south of Boulder
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,160 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehall have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehall<4>

For more communities neighboring Boulder, please visit our County-by-County Page for Boulder.

Jefferson County ...

Boulder is located in Jefferson County<5> and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jefferson County: Broadwater, Deer Lodge, Gallatin, Lewis and Clark, Madison, Powell & Silver Bow.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Boulder ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Boulder.

Airports Near Boulder ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Boulder and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Boulder.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Boulder ...

Looking for more information about Boulder? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor page for Boulder. Their page will give you an overview and then additional links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the TripAdvisor page for Boulder, there are neighboring communities that also have TripAdvisor pages. A list of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Boulder.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Montana

About Jefferson County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Boulder. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Boulder.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Boulder) 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 Boulder. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BoulderOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Boulder. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2353, Longitude: -112.1198    
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Boulder), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

 

 


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