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Garryowen, Montana

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Welcome to Garryowen ...

Garryowen is located in Big Horn County<1>.

The pronunciation of Garryowen: gair-ee-OH-in<2>

Garryowen was established in 1895.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Garryowen: Named after the marching song of George Custer's 7th Cavalry.

Garryowen is 3,110 feet [948 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Garryowen is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Garryowen: (406)

The ZIP code for Garryowen: 59031<4>

Communities Also Named Garryowen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Garryowen - it's located in Ontario.

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

Communities near Garryowen ...

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

  • Hardin [Big Horn County]
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    • Hardin [Big Horn County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Garryowen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,705 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hardin have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hardin<7>
  • Lodge Grass [Big Horn County]
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    • Lodge Grass [Big Horn County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Garryowen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 442 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lodge Grass have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lodge Grass
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lodge Grass<7>
  • Crow Agency [Big Horn County]
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    • Crow Agency [Big Horn County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Garryowen
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crow Agency have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crow Agency
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crow Agency<7>
  • Saint Xavier [Big Horn County]
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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 Garryowen. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Garryowen.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Garryowen ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Big Horn, 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 Garryowen. 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 Garryowen - 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 Garryowen). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Garryowen 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 '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- Garryowen) 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 Garryowen. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GarryowenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Garryowen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.5267, Longitude: -107.4167    
<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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