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Welcome to Glendive ...

The city of Glendive is located in Dawson County<1> and is the County Seat for Dawson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Glendive has a population of 4,924 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Glendive is 2,060 feet [628 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Glendive is within the (406) area code.

The ZIP code for Glendive: 59330<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glendive had an population of 4,924 people. This is a decrease of 0.22% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.12% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Glendive had a population of 4,935 people (or 55.04% of the total population of Dawson County). This makes Glendive the county's most populous community.

The population of Glendive represents 0.5% of the population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 17th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,935 people, the population of Glendive increased 4.36% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,729 people).

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

Communities near Glendive ...

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

  • Lindsay [Dawson County]
  • Bloomfield [Dawson County]
  • Wibaux [Wibaux County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wibaux
    • Wibaux [Wibaux County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the east of Glendive
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 575 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wibaux have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wibaux
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wibaux<6>
  • Fallon [Prairie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fallon
    • Fallon [Prairie County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Glendive
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fallon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fallon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fallon<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Knife River [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knife River
      • Knife River [Richland County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Glendive
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knife River have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knife River
    • Savage [Richland County]
    • Mildred [Prairie County]
    • Terry [Prairie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terry
      • Terry [Prairie County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Glendive
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 550 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terry have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terry<6>
    • Beach [Golden Valley County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beach
      • Beach [Golden Valley County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<5> to the east of Glendive
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,026 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beach<6>
    • Crane [Richland 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 Glendive. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Glendive.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glendive ...

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

Adding Glendive to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Glendive. 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 Dawson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Glendive.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glendive - 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 city (such as Glendive). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Glendive 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- Glendive) 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 Glendive. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GlendiveOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glendive. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.1090, Longitude: -104.7079    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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