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Welcome to Elliston ...

Elliston is located in Powell County<1> (at the time of its founding, Elliston was located in Deer Lodge County).

Elliston is 5,050 feet [1,539 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Elliston is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Elliston lies within the (406) area code.

The ZIP code for Elliston: 59728<3>

Communities Also Named Elliston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Elliston - they are located in Florida, Indiana, Kentucky (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio (2) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Elliston ...

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

  • Helena [Lewis and Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helena
    • Helena [Lewis and Clark County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Elliston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,737 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helena<5>
  • Deer Lodge [Powell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Lodge
    • Deer Lodge [Powell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Elliston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,805 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer Lodge have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Lodge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deer Lodge<5>
  • Frontier Town [Lewis and Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frontier Town
    • Frontier Town [Lewis and Clark County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Elliston
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frontier Town have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frontier Town
  • Avon [Powell County]
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    • Blackfoot City [Powell County] - Historic
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      • Blackfoot City [Powell County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Elliston
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackfoot City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Rimini [Lewis and Clark County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rimini
      • Rimini [Lewis and Clark County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Elliston
    • Austin [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Austin
      • Austin [Lewis and Clark County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Elliston
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Austin
    • Birdseye [Lewis and Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birdseye
      • Birdseye [Lewis and Clark County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Elliston
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birdseye
    • Emery [Powell County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emery
      • Emery [Powell County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Elliston
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emery have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Marysville [Lewis and Clark County] - Historic

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elliston ...

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

Adding Elliston to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Montana

About Powell County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Powell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elliston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Elliston). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Elliston or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Elliston) 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 Elliston. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EllistonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elliston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.5619, Longitude: -112.4297    
<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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