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Darby, Montana

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Welcome to Darby ...

The town of Darby is located in Ravalli County<1> (at the time of its founding, Darby was located in Missoula County).

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Darby has a population of 802 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Darby.

Darby is 3,890 feet [1,186 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Darby is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Darby: (406)

The ZIP code for Darby: 59829<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Darby had an population of 802 people. This is an increase of 11.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Darby had a population of 720 people. This makes Darby the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Darby represents 0.07% of the total population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 68th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 720 people, the population of Darby increased 1.41% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 710 people).

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

Communities Also Named Darby ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Darby - they are located in Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Quebec and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Darby ...

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

  • Hamilton [Ravalli County]
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    • Hamilton [Ravalli County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Darby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,056 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamilton<6>
  • Conner [Ravalli County]
  • Grantsdale [Ravalli County]
  • Medicine Hot Springs [Ravalli County]
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    • Medicine Hot Springs [Ravalli County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Darby
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Leisure Village [Ravalli County]
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      • Leisure Village [Ravalli County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Darby
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leisure Village have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leisure Village
    • Sula [Ravalli County]
    • Corvallis [Ravalli County]
    • Pinesdale [Ravalli County]
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      • Pinesdale [Ravalli County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the north of Darby
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,038 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pinesdale have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pinesdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinesdale<6>
    • Victor [Ravalli County]
    • Bing [Ravalli County]
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      • Bing [Ravalli County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the north of Darby
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bing

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Darby ...

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

Adding Darby to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Montana

About Ravalli County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Ravalli County:

The official website for State of Montana:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Ravalli, 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 Darby.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Darby - 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 town (such as Darby). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Darby or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Darby) 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 Darby. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DarbyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Darby. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.0208, Longitude: -114.1782    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






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