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Welcome to Collins ...

Collins is located in Teton County<1> (at the time of its founding, Collins was located in Chouteau County).

Collins is 3,510 feet [1,070 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Collins is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

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

Collins lies within the (406) area code.

Communities Also Named Collins ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 41 communities that are also named Collins - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California (3), Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois (4), Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming (3).

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

Communities near Collins ...

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

  • Conrad [Pondera County]
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    • Conrad [Pondera County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Collins
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,412 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conrad have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conrad
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conrad<5>
  • Choteau [Teton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Choteau
    • Choteau [Teton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Collins
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,744 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Choteau
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Choteau<5>
  • Dutton [Teton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dutton
    • Dutton [Teton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Collins
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 325 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dutton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dutton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dutton<5>
  • Brady [Pondera County]
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    • Power [Teton County]
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      • Power [Teton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south of Collins
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Power have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Power
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Power<5>
    • Gallup City [Pondera County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gallup City
      • Gallup City [Pondera County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Collins
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gallup City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gallup City
    • Greenfield [Teton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield
      • Greenfield [Teton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Collins
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield
    • Fairfield [Teton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairfield
      • Fairfield [Teton County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the south of Collins
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 734 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairfield have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfield<5>
    • Ledger [Pondera County]
    • Bynum [Teton 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 Collins. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Collins.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Collins ...

Looking for more information about Collins? 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 Collins, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Collins.

Adding Collins to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Montana

About Teton County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Collins. 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 Teton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Collins - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Collins) 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 Collins. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CollinsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Collins. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.9276, Longitude: -111.8107    
<4>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.
<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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