|A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada|
|Home >> State of Montana >> Beaverhead County >> Dillon >> Community Profile||More...|
Welcome to Dillon ...
The location of Dillon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Dillon, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Dillon has a population of 4,314 people<3> (see below for details).
Dillon is 5,090 feet [1,551 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Dillon is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Dillon lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Dillon: (406)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dillon had an population of 4,314 people. This is an increase of 4.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.98% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Dillon had a population of 4,134 people (which is 44.71% of the total population of Beaverhead County). This makes Dillon the county's most populous community.
The population of Dillon represents 0.42% of the population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 21st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,134 people, the population of Dillon increased 10.18% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,752 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Dillon.
Communities Also Named Dillon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 23 communities that are also named Dillon - they are located in California, Colorado, Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, Ohio, Ontario, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Dillon.
Communities near Dillon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Dillon.
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 Dillon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dillon.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dillon. 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 Dillon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dillon. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Dillon.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dillon ...
Looking for more information about Dillon? 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 Dillon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dillon.
Adding Dillon to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Dillon 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 Dillon was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Dillon mentioned on a train schedule titled Union Pacific Railroad Time Tables (September 1924).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Dillon.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dillon. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/
Thank you for visiting our website.
In closing, please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write: Click here to contact us.
This page was last modified/updated: 05 Sep 2023