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Welcome to Grass Range ...

The town of Grass Range is located in Fergus County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Grass Range, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Grass Range has a population of 104 people<3> (see below for details).

Grass Range is 3,480 feet [1,061 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Grass Range is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

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

Grass Range lies within the (406) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grass Range had an population of 104 people. This is a decrease of 5.45% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 30.2% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grass Range had a population of 110 people. This makes Grass Range the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Grass Range represents 0.01% of the total population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 121st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 110 people, the population of Grass Range decreased 26.17% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 149 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Grass Range.

Communities near Grass Range ...

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

  • Teigen
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
  • Forestgrove
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Fort Maginnis ‑ Historic
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Maginnis came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Maginnis
    • Fort Maginnis is located in Fergus County
  • Giltedge ‑ Historic
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Giltedge
    • Giltedge is located in Fergus County
  • Heath
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heath
    • Heath is located in Fergus County
  • Winnett
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winnett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winnett
    • Winnett is located in Petroleum County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 190 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winnett <5>
  • Maiden
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maiden
    • Maiden is located in Fergus County
  • Roy
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the north)
  • Roy Junction
    (29 miles [46.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Roy Junction. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<7>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roy Junction
    • Roy Junction is located in Fergus County
  • Hilger
    (30 miles [48.3 km] to the northwest)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grass Range ...

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

Adding Grass Range to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Grass Range in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Grass Range was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Grass Range.

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

The official website for Fergus County:

The official website for State of Montana:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Fergus, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Grass Range.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grass Range - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>If we found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<7>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.


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