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Harlem, Montana

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Welcome to Harlem ...

The city of Harlem is located in Blaine County<1> (at the time of its founding, Harlem was located in Chouteau County).

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Harlem has a population of 795 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Harlem is 2,360 feet [719 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Harlem is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Harlem is located in the (406) area code.

The ZIP code for Harlem: 59526<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Harlem had an population of 795 people. This is a decrease of 1.61% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.25% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Harlem had a population of 808 people (or 12.45% of the total population of Blaine County). This makes Harlem the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Harlem represents 0.08% of the population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 67th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 808 people, the population of Harlem decreased 4.72% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 848 people).

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

Communities Also Named Harlem ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Harlem - they are located in California, Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Louisiana (2), Michigan, Missouri, New York (2), North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Texas.

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

Communities near Harlem ...

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

  • Zurich [Blaine County]
  • Chinook [Blaine County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chinook
    • Chinook [Blaine County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the west of Harlem
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,230 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chinook
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chinook<6>
  • Hogeland [Blaine County]
  • Dodson [Phillips County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dodson
    • Dodson [Phillips County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the east of Harlem
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 116 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dodson have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dodson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dodson<6>
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Turner [Blaine County]
    • Cherry Ridge [Blaine County] - Historic
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      • Cherry Ridge [Blaine County] was located 28 miles [45.1 km]<5> to the north of Harlem
      • Cherry Ridge has also been known as:
      • Cherry Ridge Ranch
    • Lloyd [Blaine County]
    • Hays [Blaine County]
    • Havre [Hill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Havre
      • Havre [Hill County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<5> to the west of Harlem
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,706 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Havre
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Havre<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harlem ...

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

Adding Harlem to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Blaine, 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 Harlem.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Harlem - 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 Harlem). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Harlem 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 from Point A (ie- Harlem) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Harlem. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HarlemOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harlem. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.5314, Longitude: -108.7853    
<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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