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Welcome to Florence ...

Florence is located in Ravalli County<1>.

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

Florence is 3,260 feet [994 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Florence is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

The area code for Florence: (406)

Communities Also Named Florence ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 63 communities that are also named Florence - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida (3), Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Jersey (2), New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, South Dakota (3), Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Florence ...

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

  • Missoula [Missoula County]
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    • Missoula [Missoula County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Florence
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 76,848 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Missoula have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Missoula
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Missoula<5>
  • Stevensville [Ravalli County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stevensville
    • Stevensville [Ravalli County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Florence
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,138 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stevensville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stevensville<5>
  • Lolo [Missoula County]
  • Cinnabar Court [Ravalli County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cinnabar Court
    • Cinnabar Court [Ravalli County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Florence
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bing [Ravalli County]
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      • Bing [Ravalli County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Florence
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bing
    • Victor [Ravalli County]
    • Orchard Homes [Missoula County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orchard Homes
      • Orchard Homes [Missoula County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Florence
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orchard Homes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orchard Homes
    • East Missoula [Missoula County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Missoula
      • East Missoula [Missoula County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Florence
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    • Travois Village [Missoula County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Travois Village
      • Travois Village [Missoula County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Florence
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Travois Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Travois Village
    • Milltown [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 Florence. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Florence.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Florence ...

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

Adding Florence to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Florence 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 Florence was on a map titled Map of Montana (from Shell Oil, 1951).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Ravalli County: www.co.ravalli.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 Ravalli, 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 Florence - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Florence) 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 Florence. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FlorenceOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Florence. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.6316, Longitude: -114.0790       In this case, the coordinates for Florence 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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