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Welcome to Boulder ...
When the people of Boulder refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Boulderite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Boulder has a population of 1,276 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Boulder.
Boulder is 4,900 feet [1,494 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Boulder is about 1 mile [or 1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Boulder lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Boulder: (406)
The ZIP code for Boulder: 59632<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Boulder had an population of 1,276 people. This is an increase of 7.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.85% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Boulder had a population of 1,183 people (which is 10.37% of the total population of Jefferson County). This makes Boulder the county's most populous community.
The population of Boulder represents 0.12% of the population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 50th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,183 people, the population of Boulder decreased 9% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,300 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Boulder.
Communities Also Named Boulder ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Boulder - they are located in British Columbia, California, Colorado (2), Idaho, Illinois, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Boulder.
Communities near Boulder ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Boulder.
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 Boulder. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Boulder.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Boulder. 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 Boulder.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Boulder. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Boulder.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Boulder ...
Looking for more information about Boulder? 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 Boulder, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Boulder.
Adding Boulder to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Boulder 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 Boulder was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Boulder on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022