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Fort Peck, Montana

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Welcome to Fort Peck ...

Fort Peck is located in Valley County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Fort Peck: Ft. Peck

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fort Peck has a population of 238 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Fort Peck.

Fort Peck is 2,210 feet [674 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Fort Peck is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Fort Peck is within the boundaries of the (406) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fort Peck had an population of 238 people. This is an increase of 2.15% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.83% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fort Peck had a population of 233 people. This makes Fort Peck the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Fort Peck represents 0.02% of the population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 101st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 233 people, the population of Fort Peck decreased 2.92% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 240 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fort Peck.

Communities near Fort Peck ...

We have created a list of 9 communities that are near Fort Peck.

  • Glasgow [Valley County]
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    • Glasgow [Valley County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Fort Peck
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,315 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasgow<6>
  • Nashua [Valley County]
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    • Nashua [Valley County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Fort Peck
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 286 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nashua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nashua<6>
  • Frazer [Valley County]
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    • Frazer [Valley County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Fort Peck
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frazer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frazer<6>
  • Saint Marie [Valley County]
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    • Saint Marie [Valley County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the north of Fort Peck
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Marie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Marie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Marie<6>
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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 Fort Peck. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fort Peck.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Peck ...

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

Adding Fort Peck to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Valley, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fort Peck.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fort Peck - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fort Peck) 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 Fort Peck. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort PeckOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Peck. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.0073, Longitude: -106.4549       In this case, the coordinates for Fort Peck have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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