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Welcome to Dixon ...

Dixon is located in Sanders County<1>.

The location of Dixon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Dixon is 2,520 feet [768 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Dixon is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Dixon, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

The area code for Dixon: (406)

Communities Also Named Dixon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Montana communities named Dixon: This one is located in Sanders County and the other is located in Custer County.

Beyond Montana, there are 38 communities that are also named Dixon - they are located in California, Colorado (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina (2), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Dixon ...

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

  • Ronan [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ronan
    • Ronan [Lake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Dixon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,167 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ronan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronan<5>
  • Saint Ignatius [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Ignatius
    • Saint Ignatius [Lake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Dixon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 842 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Ignatius have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Ignatius
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Ignatius<5>
  • Moiese [Lake County]
  • Ravalli [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ravalli
    • Ravalli [Lake County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Dixon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravalli have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravalli
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravalli<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Charlo [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charlo
      • Charlo [Lake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Dixon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charlo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charlo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charlo<5>
    • Kicking Horse [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kicking Horse
      • Kicking Horse [Lake County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Dixon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kicking Horse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kicking Horse
    • Arlee [Lake County]
    • Stark [Missoula County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stark
      • Stark [Missoula County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Dixon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stark
    • Old Town [Missoula County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Town
      • Old Town [Missoula County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Dixon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Town
    • Huson [Missoula 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 Dixon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dixon.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dixon ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sanders County: www.co.sanders.mt.us/

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 Sanders, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dixon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Dixon) 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 Dixon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DixonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dixon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.3166, Longitude: -114.3140       In this case, the coordinates for Dixon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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