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Hays, Montana

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Welcome to Hays ...

Hays is located in Blaine County<1>.

Hays is 3,530 feet [1,076 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Hays is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Hays: (406)

The ZIP code for Hays: 59527<3>

Communities Also Named Hays ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Hays - they are located in Alberta, Colorado, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi (3), North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Hays ...

We have created a list of 5 communities that are near Hays.

  • Lodge Pole [Blaine County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lodge Pole
    • Lodge Pole [Blaine County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Hays
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lodge Pole have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lodge Pole
  • Zortman [Phillips County]
  • Dodson [Phillips County]
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    • Dodson [Phillips County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Hays
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 116 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dodson have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dodson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dodson<6>
  • Harlem [Blaine County]
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    • Harlem [Blaine County] lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<4> to the north of Hays
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 778 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harlem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harlem<6>
  • 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 Hays. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hays.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hays ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Montana

About Blaine County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hays - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Hays). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hays or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hays) 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 Hays. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HaysOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hays. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.9906, Longitude: -108.6943    
<5>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.
<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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