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Welcome to Havre ...

The city of Havre is located in Hill County<1> (at the time of its founding, Havre was located in Chouteau County) and is the County Seat for Hill County.

The pronunciation of Havre: HAV-er<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Havre has a population of 9,787 people<3> (see below for details).

Havre was established in 1893.

The community of Havre is 2,540 feet [774 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Havre is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Havre lies within the (406) area code.

The ZIP code for Havre: 59501<5>

Websites for Havre ...

Official Website: www.ci.havre.mt.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Havre had an population of 9,787 people. This is an increase of 5.12% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Havre had a population of 9,310 people (which is 57.84% of the total population of Hill County). This makes Havre the county's most populous community.

The population of Havre represents 0.94% of the population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,310 people, the population of Havre decreased 3.23% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 9,621 people).

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

Communities Also Named Havre ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Havre - they are located in Iowa, Michigan and Mississippi.

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

Communities near Havre ...

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

  • Beaver Creek [Hill County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver Creek
    • Beaver Creek [Hill County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Havre
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaver Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaver Creek
  • Herron [Hill County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herron
    • Herron [Hill County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Havre
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herron have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herron
  • Azure [Hill County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Azure
    • Azure [Hill County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Havre
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Azure
  • Kremlin [Hill County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kremlin
    • Kremlin [Hill County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Havre
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kremlin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kremlin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kremlin<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Boneau [Chouteau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boneau
      • Boneau [Chouteau County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Havre
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boneau have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boneau
    • Sangrey [Hill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sangrey
      • Sangrey [Hill County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Havre
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sangrey have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sangrey
    • Chinook [Blaine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chinook
      • Chinook [Blaine County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the east of Havre
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,230 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chinook
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chinook<8>
    • Parker School [Hill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parker School
      • Parker School [Hill County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the south of Havre
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parker School have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parker School
    • Box Elder [Chouteau County]
    • Lloyd [Blaine 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 Havre. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Havre.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Havre. Our list includes 20 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Havre.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Havre ...

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

Adding Havre to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Hill County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Havre: www.ci.havre.mt.us/

The official website for Hill County: www.co.hill.mt.us/

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 Hill, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Havre. 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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Havre.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Havre - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Havre). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Havre or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Havre) 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 Havre. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HavreOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Havre. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.5475, Longitude: -109.6731    
<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.
<8>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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