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Clinton, Montana

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Welcome to Clinton ...

Clinton is located in Missoula County<1>.

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

When the people of Clinton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Clintonian<3>

Clinton is 3,460 feet [1,055 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Clinton is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

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

Note: If you leave Clinton and travel west, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

The telephone area code for Clinton: (406)

Communities Also Named Clinton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 59 communities that are also named Clinton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, California (2), Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey (3), New York (2), North Carolina (2), Ohio (5), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (6), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Clinton ...

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

  • Missoula [Missoula County]
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    • Missoula [Missoula County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Clinton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 76,848 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Missoula have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Missoula
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Missoula<6>
  • Piltzville [Missoula County]
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    • Piltzville [Missoula County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Clinton
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  • Bonner [Missoula County]
  • Milltown [Missoula County]
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    • East Missoula [Missoula County]
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      • East Missoula [Missoula County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Clinton
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    • Greenough [Missoula County]
    • Travois Village [Missoula County]
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      • Travois Village [Missoula County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Clinton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Travois Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Beartown [Granite County] - Historic
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      • Beartown [Granite County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Clinton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beartown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lolo [Missoula County]
    • Orchard Homes [Missoula County]
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      • Orchard Homes [Missoula County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Clinton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orchard Homes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orchard Homes

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clinton ...

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

Adding Clinton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Missoula, 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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Clinton refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Clinton may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clinton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Clinton) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Clinton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ClintonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clinton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.7691, Longitude: -113.7126       In this case, the coordinates for Clinton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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