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Welcome to Galata ...

Galata is located in Toole County<1>.

The pronunciation of Galata: gah-LAT-ah<2>

Galata is 3,100 feet [945 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Galata is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Galata: (406)

The ZIP code for Galata: 59444<4>

Communities near Galata ...

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

  • Chester [Liberty County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chester
    • Chester [Liberty County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Galata
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 870 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chester have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<7>
  • Shelby [Toole County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelby
    • Shelby [Toole County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the west of Galata
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,995 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelby<7>
  • Ledger [Pondera County]
  • Joplin [Liberty County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joplin
    • Joplin [Liberty County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the east of Galata
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joplin have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joplin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Joplin<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oilmont [Toole County]
    • Whitlash [Liberty County]
    • Inverness [Hill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Inverness
      • Inverness [Hill County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<5> to the east of Galata
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Inverness have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inverness
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inverness<7>
    • Kevin [Toole County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kevin
      • Kevin [Toole County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Galata
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 136 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kevin have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kevin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kevin<7>
    • Conrad [Pondera County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conrad
      • Conrad [Pondera County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Galata
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,412 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conrad have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conrad
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conrad<7>
    • Ethridge [Toole 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 Galata. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Galata.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Galata ...

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

Adding Galata to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Galata 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 Galata was on a map titled Map of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming (from Rand McNally, 1925).

We also found Galata on a map titled Shell Oil Map of Montana (1951).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Montana

About Toole County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Galata. 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 Toole, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Galata. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Galata - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Galata). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Galata or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Galata) 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 Galata. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GalataOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Galata. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.4763, Longitude: -111.3519    
<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.
<7>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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