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Welcome to Francis ...

Francis is located in Gallatin County<1>.

Francis is 4,660 feet [1,420 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Francis is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Francis: (406)

Communities Also Named Francis ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Francis - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Saskatchewan, Texas, Utah, West Virginia (2) and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Francis ...

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

  • Ringling [Meagher County]
  • Toston [Broadwater County]
  • Sedan [Gallatin County]
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    • Sedan [Gallatin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Francis
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sedan
  • Hillman [Gallatin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillman
    • Hillman [Gallatin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Francis
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    • Manhattan [Gallatin County]
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      • Manhattan [Gallatin County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Francis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,917 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manhattan have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manhattan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manhattan<4>
    • Wilsall [Park County]
    • Loweth [Meagher County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loweth
      • Loweth [Meagher County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the northeast of Francis
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loweth have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loweth
    • Townsend [Broadwater County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Townsend
      • Townsend [Broadwater County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the northwest of Francis
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,220 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Townsend
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Townsend<4>
    • Copper City [Broadwater County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copper City
      • Copper City [Broadwater County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Francis
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copper City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Copper City
    • Crow Creek City [Broadwater County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crow Creek City
      • Crow Creek City [Broadwater County] was located 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the west of Francis
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crow Creek City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Francis ...

Looking for more information about Francis? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Francis, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Francis.

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About Gallatin County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Gallatin County: www.co.gallatin.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 Gallatin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Francis - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Francis) 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 Francis. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FrancisOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Francis. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.1452, Longitude: -111.0889    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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