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Welcome to Bozeman ...

The city of Bozeman is located in Gallatin County<1> and is the County Seat for Gallatin County.

Bozeman was established in 1864.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bozeman has a population of 49,859 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Bozeman is 4,800 feet [1,463 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Bozeman is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Bozeman: (406)

The ZIP code for Bozeman: 59715<4>

Websites for Bozeman ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bozeman had an population of 49,859 people. This is an increase of 33.74% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 81.25% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bozeman had a population of 37,280 people (which is 41.65% of the total population of Gallatin County). This makes Bozeman the county's most populous community.

The population of Bozeman represents 3.77% of the total population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 37,280 people, the population of Bozeman increased 35.52% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 27,509 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bozeman.

Communities Also Named Bozeman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Bozeman - it's located in Alabama.

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

Communities near Bozeman ...

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

  • Belgrade
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Manhattan
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manhattan have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manhattan
    • Manhattan is located in Gallatin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,917 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manhattan <5>
  • Chestnut
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chestnut
    • Chestnut is located in Gallatin County
  • Four Corners
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Four Corners
    • Four Corners is located in Gallatin County
  • Wisner Crossing
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wisner Crossing
    • Wisner Crossing is located in Gallatin County
  • Gallatin Gateway
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Bridger
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridger
    • Bridger is located in Gallatin County
  • Amsterdam - Churchill
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amsterdam - Churchill
    • Amsterdam - Churchill is located in Gallatin County
  • Amsterdam
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
  • Churchill
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Churchill
    • Churchill is located in Gallatin 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 Bozeman. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bozeman.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bozeman. Our list includes 30 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Bozeman.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bozeman ...

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

Adding Bozeman to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Bozeman in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Bozeman was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Bozeman post office opened in 1868.

We also found Bozeman in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Bozeman.

The official website for Bozeman:

The official website for Gallatin County:

The official website for State of Montana:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Gallatin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bozeman.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bozeman - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 city (such as Bozeman). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bozeman or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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