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Welcome to Custer ...
The location of Custer has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Custer is 2,740 feet [835 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Custer is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Custer lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Custer: (406)
Communities Also Named Custer ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Custer - they are located in Arkansas, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Custer.
Communities near Custer ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Custer.
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 Custer. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Custer.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Custer. 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 Custer.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Custer. See our Newspapers Page for Custer.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Custer ...
Looking for more information about Custer? 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 Custer, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Custer.
Adding Custer to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Custer 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 Custer was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Custer on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Custer. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Yellowstone County: www.co.yellowstone.mt.us/
The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/
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This page was last modified: 22 Nov 2021