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Geraldine, Montana

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Welcome to Geraldine ...

The town of Geraldine is located in Chouteau County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Geraldine: JER-ul-deen<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Geraldine has a population of 250 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Geraldine is 3,140 feet [957 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the altitude of Geraldine is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Geraldine: (406)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Geraldine had an population of 250 people. This is a decrease of 4.21% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.97% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Geraldine had a population of 261 people. This makes Geraldine the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Geraldine represents 0.03% of the total population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 97th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 261 people, the population of Geraldine decreased 8.1% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 284 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Geraldine.

Communities Also Named Geraldine ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Geraldine - they are located in Alabama and Texas.

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

Communities near Geraldine ...

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

  • Arrow Creek [Judith Basin County]
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    • Arrow Creek [Judith Basin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Geraldine
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  • Coffee Creek [Fergus County]
  • Big Sag [Chouteau County]
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    • Big Sag [Chouteau County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the west of Geraldine
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  • Fort Benton [Chouteau County]
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    • Fort Benton [Chouteau County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<6> to the northwest of Geraldine
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,442 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Benton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Benton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Benton<7>
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    • Denton [Fergus County]
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      • Denton [Fergus County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Geraldine
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 234 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Denton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denton<7>
    • Highwood [Chouteau County]
    • Geyser [Judith Basin County]
    • Loma [Chouteau County]
    • Virgelle [Chouteau County]
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      • Virgelle [Chouteau County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<6> to the north of Geraldine
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virgelle
    • Raynesford [Judith Basin 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 Geraldine. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Geraldine.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Geraldine ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Geraldine. 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 Chouteau, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Geraldine. 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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Geraldine.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Geraldine - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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- Geraldine) 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 Geraldine. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GeraldineOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Geraldine. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.6030, Longitude: -110.2668       In this case, the coordinates for Geraldine have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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