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Outdoor Activities ...

As we travel, we like to pursue some of our interests (such as astronomy and bird watching).

When in Divide, we use the following websites to find information relevant to Divide and the surrounding area.

  • Astronomy & Satellites ...
    • Whether using binoculars, a small telescope or the naked-eye, the Heavens-Above website can help you to find your way around the night-time sky. In addition to detailed sky charts, their website will help you find planets, asteriods, comets, satellites and their tracks across the sky.
    • To give accurate results, Heavens-Above requires the latitude and longitude of your location. As a starting point, when we link to Heavens-Above, we pass this GPS location for Divide:
    • 45.751198, -112.746143
    • Once you're on the Heavens-Above website, you can improve its accuracy by giving a more precise longitude and latitude as your actual position.
    • The Heavens-Above Website, centered on Divide
  • Waymarking ...
    • Looking for somewhere out of the ordinary? Find a unique place and want to share it with others? Then it's time to visit Waymarking.com:
    • Waymark.com

Communities Also Named Divide ...

We have found 28 communities that share the name Divide.

Within Montana, the name Divide is unique.

Beyond Montana, we know of another 28 communities that are located throughout in the United States and Canada. Of these 28 communities, 26 are located in the United States and two are in Canada.

  • Communities Elsewhere In North America ...
    • Alabama
      • Jefferson County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alabama community of Divide [Jefferson County].
    • Alaska
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Alaska community of Divide.
    • Arkansas
      • Conway County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Arkansas community of Divide [Conway County].
    • California
      • Santa Barbara County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the California community of Divide [Santa Barbara County].
    • Colorado
      • Chaffee County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of Divide [Chaffee County].
      • El Paso County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Colorado community of Divide [El Paso County].
      • Teller County
      • This Divide is located in Teller County and lies 608 miles [978.5 km]<3> to the southeast of the Divide that is located in Silver Bow County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Divide
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Teller County community of Divide.
    • Georgia
      • Paulding County
      • This Divide is located in Paulding County and lies 1,669 miles [2,686 km]<3> to the east southeast of the Divide that is located in Silver Bow County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Divide
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Paulding County community of Divide.
      • Polk County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Georgia community of Divide [Polk County].
    • Illinois
      • Jefferson County
      • This Divide is located in Jefferson County and lies 1,318 miles [2,121.1 km]<3> to the east southeast of the Divide that is located in Silver Bow County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Divide
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Jefferson County community of Divide.
    • Kentucky
      • Harlan County
      • This Divide is located in Harlan County and lies 1,635 miles [2,631.3 km]<3> to the east southeast of the Divide that is located in Silver Bow County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Divide
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Harlan County community of Divide.
    • Nebraska
      • Sherman County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Sherman County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Sherman County community of Divide.
    • Nevada
      • Elko County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Elko County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Elko County community of Divide.
      • Esmeralda County
      • This community is historic and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Nevada community of Divide [Esmeralda County].
      • Storey County
      • This Divide is located in Storey County and lies 567 miles [912.5 km]<3> to the southwest of the Divide that is located in Silver Bow County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Divide
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Storey County community of Divide.
    • New Brunswick
      • This Divide lies 2,142 miles [3,447.2 km]<3> to the east northeast of the Divide that is located in Silver Bow County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Divide
    • North Dakota
      • Eddy County
      • This Divide is located in Eddy County and lies 658 miles [1,058.9 km]<3> to the east northeast of the Divide that is located in Silver Bow County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Divide
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Eddy County community of Divide.
    • Ohio
      • Guernsey County
      • This community is historic<2> and although located in Guernsey County, we don't know where within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Guernsey County community of Divide.
    • Oklahoma
      • Pushmataha County
      • This Divide is located in Pushmataha County and lies 1,201 miles [1,932.8 km]<3> to the southeast of the Divide that is located in Silver Bow County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Divide
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Pushmataha County community of Divide.
    • Oregon
      • Lane County
      • This community is historic<2> and we have very little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Oregon community of Divide [Lane County].
    • Pennsylvania
      • Columbia County
      • This Divide is located in Columbia County and lies 1,828 miles [2,941.9 km]<3> to the east of the Divide that is located in Silver Bow County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Divide
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Columbia County community of Divide.
    • Saskatchewan
      • This Divide lies 288 miles [463.5 km]<3> to the north northeast of the Divide that is located in Silver Bow County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Divide
    • Texas
      • Coke County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Texas community of Divide [Coke County].
      • Hopkins County
      • This Divide is located in Hopkins County and lies 1,257 miles [2,022.9 km]<3> to the southeast of the Divide that is located in Silver Bow County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Divide
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Hopkins County community of Divide.
      • Kerr County
      • Although located in Kerr County, we don't know the location within the county.
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Kerr County community of Divide.
    • Washington
      • Lewis County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information.<1> For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Washington community of Divide [Lewis County].
      • Walla Walla County
      • We found mention of this community, but have little information. For the information that we do have, please visit our profile page for the Washington community of Divide [Walla Walla County].
    • West Virginia
      • Fayette County
      • This Divide is located in Fayette County and lies 1,704 miles [2,742.3 km]<3> to the east of the Divide that is located in Silver Bow County.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Divide
      • For more information, please visit our profile page for the Fayette County community of Divide.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Divide ...

As we travel, we always see a community with a name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always wonder about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

  • Dewey [Beaverhead County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dewey
    • Dewey [Beaverhead County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Divide
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dewey have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dewey
  • Donald [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Donald
    • Donald [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Divide
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Donald have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Donald
  • Feely [Silver Bow County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Feely
    • Feely [Silver Bow County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Divide
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Feely have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Feely
  • French Town [Deer Lodge County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for French Town
    • French Town [Deer Lodge County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Divide
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for French Town have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on French Town
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Lion City [Beaverhead County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lion City
      • Lion City [Beaverhead County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Divide
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lion City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Maiden Rock [Silver Bow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maiden Rock
      • Maiden Rock [Silver Bow County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the south of Divide
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maiden Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maiden Rock
    • Moose Town [Silver Bow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moose Town
      • Moose Town [Silver Bow County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Divide
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moose Town have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moose Town
    • Red Mountain [Silver Bow County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Mountain
      • Red Mountain [Silver Bow County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Divide
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Wise River [Beaverhead County]

Notable Births & Deaths ...

This is a new section for us and we are still collecting data.

Below is our list of notable people who were born, died or were buried in the area surrounding Divide. Please note that while we are collecting data on an ongoing basis, it's a big task and it's unlikely that our list will ever be more than a sample.

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    • Bert Glennon     (Cinematographer)
    • Kirby Grant     (Actor)
      • Born: Kirby Grant Hoon, Jr.
      • Actor. He was born in Butte (MT) on November 24, 1911 (a Friday) and died in Titusville (FL) on October 30, 1985 (a Wednesday) at the age of 73. He is buried at Missoula Cemetery (Missoula County, Montana).
      • Butte is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast of Divide.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Kirby Grant<6>
    • Andrea Leeds     (Actress)
      • Born: Antoinette Lees
      • Actress. She was born in Butte (MT) on August 18, 1913 (a Monday) and died in Palm Springs (CA) on May 21, 1984 (a Monday) at the age of 70. She is buried at Desert Memorial Park (Riverside County, California).
      • Butte is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast of Divide.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Andrea Leeds<6>
    • Martha Raye     (Actress)
      • Born: Margaret Yvonne Teresa Reed
      • Actress. She was born in Butte (MT) on August 27, 1916 (a Sunday) and died in Los Angeles (CA) on October 19, 1994 (a Wednesday) at the age of 78.
      • Butte is located 20 miles [32.2 km] to the northeast of Divide.
      • Find-A-Grave Memorial: Martha Raye<6>

How Far From Divide to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers, Almanacs & Directories that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a community such as Divide to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance beginning in Divide and extending to:

  • View Our List ...
    • Butte, which is the Seat of Silver Bow County and lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the north northeast. If you could walk a straight line from Divide to Butte, with an average speed<7> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take just over a day to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take most of a day.
    • Helena, which is the State Capital of Montana, lies 67 miles [107.8 km] to the north northeast (NNE). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take less than two hours, a buggy would take about three full days and walking would take three full days.
    • The White House (Washington, DC) is 1,866 miles [3,003 km] to the east (E). Driving would take three full days, a buggy would take 73 days and walking would take 106 days.
    • The shortest distance<8> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock) is 6,713 miles [10,803.5 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<9>
    • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba ) is 7,481 miles [12,039.5 km] and it lies to the north northeast (NNE).<10>
    • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican) is 5,502 miles [8,854.6 km] and it lies to the northeast (NE).<11>

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Montana

About Silver Bow County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Divide could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Divide, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<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- Divide) 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 Divide. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DivideOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Divide. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7512, Longitude: -112.7461    
<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.
<6>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.
<7>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.
<8>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Divide to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.
<9>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Jerusalem is 332.979 degrees.
<10>The calculated bearing (or angle) to Mecca is 333.141 degrees.
<11>The calculated bearing (or angle) to the Vatican is 321.817 degrees.




 

 

 

 

 


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