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Welcome to Frenchtown ...

Frenchtown is located in Missoula County<1>.

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

Frenchtown is 3,040 feet [927 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Frenchtown is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

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

The telephone area code for Frenchtown: (406)

Communities Also Named Frenchtown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Frenchtown - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Indiana, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (4), Rhode Island, South Dakota and Texas.

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

Communities near Frenchtown ...

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

  • Missoula [Missoula County]
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    • Missoula [Missoula County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Frenchtown
    • 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>
  • Alberton [Mineral County]
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    • Alberton [Mineral County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Frenchtown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 464 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alberton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alberton<5>
  • Huson [Missoula County]
  • Evaro [Missoula County]
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    • Evaro [Missoula County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Frenchtown
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evaro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evaro
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    • Wye [Missoula County]
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      • Wye [Missoula County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Frenchtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wye have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wye
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wye<5>
    • Arlee [Lake County]
    • Orchard Homes [Missoula County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orchard Homes
      • Orchard Homes [Missoula County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Frenchtown
      • 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
    • Travois Village [Missoula County]
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      • Travois Village [Missoula County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Frenchtown
      • 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
    • Stark [Missoula County]
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      • Stark [Missoula County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Frenchtown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • East Missoula [Missoula County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Missoula
      • East Missoula [Missoula County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Frenchtown
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Missoula

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Frenchtown ...

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

Adding Frenchtown to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Frenchtown on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Montana (1925).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Missoula County: www.co.missoula.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 Missoula, 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 Frenchtown - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Frenchtown) 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 Frenchtown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FrenchtownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Frenchtown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.0149, Longitude: -114.2298       In this case, the coordinates for Frenchtown 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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