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Welcome to Hardin ...

The city of Hardin is located in Big Horn County<1> and is the County Seat for Big Horn County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hardin has a population of 3,760 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Hardin is 2,900 feet [884 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Hardin is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Hardin: (406)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hardin had an population of 3,760 people. This is an increase of 7.28% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.11% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hardin had a population of 3,505 people (or 27.24% of the total population of Big Horn County). This makes Hardin the county's most populous community.

The population of Hardin represents 0.35% of the population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 22nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,505 people, the population of Hardin increased 3.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,384 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hardin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Hardin - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Missouri (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Texas (2) and Washington.

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

Communities near Hardin ...

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

  • Crow Agency [Big Horn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crow Agency
    • Crow Agency [Big Horn County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Hardin
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crow Agency have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crow Agency
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crow Agency<6>
  • Garryowen [Big Horn County]
  • Saint Xavier [Big Horn County]
  • Pompeys Pillar [Yellowstone County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Custer [Yellowstone County]
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      • Custer [Yellowstone County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the north of Hardin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Custer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Custer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Custer<6>
    • Ballantine [Yellowstone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ballantine
      • Ballantine [Yellowstone County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Hardin
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ballantine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ballantine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ballantine<6>
    • Bighorn [Treasure County]
    • Worden [Yellowstone County]
    • Lodge Grass [Big Horn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lodge Grass
      • Lodge Grass [Big Horn County] lies 31 miles [49.9 km]<5> to the south of Hardin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 442 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lodge Grass have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lodge Grass
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lodge Grass<6>
    • Fort Smith [Big Horn 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 Hardin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hardin.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hardin. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hardin.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hardin ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Montana

About Big Horn County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hardin. 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 Big Horn, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hardin.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hardin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Hardin) 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 Hardin. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HardinOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hardin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7422, Longitude: -107.6081       In this case, the coordinates for Hardin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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