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Welcome to Highwood ...

Highwood is located in Chouteau County<1>.

Highwood is 3,380 feet [1,030 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Highwood is about ¾ mile [or ~1 km] above sea level.

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

Highwood is within the (406) area code.

The ZIP code for Highwood: 59450<3>

Communities Also Named Highwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Highwood - they are located in Alberta, Connecticut, Illinois (2), Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Highwood ...

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

  • Fort Benton [Chouteau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Benton
    • Fort Benton [Chouteau County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Highwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,442 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Benton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Benton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Benton<6>
  • Belt [Cascade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belt
    • Belt [Cascade County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Highwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 568 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belt have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belt
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belt<6>
  • Floweree [Chouteau County]
  • Armington [Cascade County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armington
    • Armington [Cascade County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Highwood
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Armington
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Carter [Chouteau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carter
      • Carter [Chouteau County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Highwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carter have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carter<6>
    • Armington Junction [Cascade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armington Junction
      • Armington Junction [Cascade County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Highwood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Armington Junction
    • Raynesford [Judith Basin County]
    • Sand Coulee [Cascade County]
    • Black Eagle [Cascade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Black Eagle
      • Black Eagle [Cascade County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the west of Highwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Eagle have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Eagle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Black Eagle<6>
    • Countryside Village [Cascade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Countryside Village
      • Countryside Village [Cascade County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the west of Highwood
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Countryside Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Countryside Village

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Highwood ...

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

Adding Highwood to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Highwood on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Montana (1925).

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

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About Chouteau County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Chouteau County: www.co.chouteau.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 Chouteau, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Highwood - 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 Highwood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Highwood 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Highwood) 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 Highwood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HighwoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Highwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.5848, Longitude: -110.7923    
<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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