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Welcome to East Portal ...

So far, we have found very little information about East Portal. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added East Portal to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with East Portal, please Contact Us.


East Portal would have been located within present day Mineral County<2>.

A typical abbreviation for East Portal: E. Portal

While the community is gone, the present day location for East Portal is 4,120 feet [1,256 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of East Portal is about ¾ mile [or 1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where East Portal was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: While East Portal is in the Mountain Time Zone, the area just to the south is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

If East Portal still existed, it would have been in the (406) area code.

Communities Also Named East Portal ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named East Portal - it's located in Colorado.

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

Communities near East Portal ...

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

  • Osburn [Shoshone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Osburn
    • Osburn [Shoshone County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of East Portal
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,569 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Osburn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Osburn<5>
  • Thompson Falls [Sanders County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thompson Falls
    • Thompson Falls [Sanders County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of East Portal
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,432 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompson Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompson Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thompson Falls<5>
  • Wallace [Shoshone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wallace
    • Wallace [Shoshone County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of East Portal
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 778 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wallace
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wallace<5>
  • Mullan [Shoshone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mullan
    • Mullan [Shoshone County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of East Portal
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 691 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mullan have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mullan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mullan<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saltese [Mineral County]
    • Haugan [Mineral County]
    • Avery [Shoshone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avery
      • Avery [Shoshone County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of East Portal
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avery have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avery
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Avery<5>
    • Burke [Shoshone County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burke
      • Burke [Shoshone County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of East Portal
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burke have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Frisco [Shoshone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frisco
      • Frisco [Shoshone County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of East Portal
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frisco have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frisco
    • Woodland Park [Shoshone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland Park
      • Woodland Park [Shoshone County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of East Portal
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland Park

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

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

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

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About Mineral County

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The official website for Mineral County: www.co.mineral.mt.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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 East Portal, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Mineral, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around East Portal - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- East Portal) 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 East Portal. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from East PortalOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Portal. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.3967, Longitude: -115.6351    
<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 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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