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Welcome to Hot Springs ...

The town of Hot Springs is located in Sanders County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Hot Springs: Hot Spgs. (or less commonly used: Hot Spngs. or Hot Sprngs.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hot Springs has a population of 577 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Hot Springs is 2,840 feet [866 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Hot Springs is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Hot Springs (for example, toward Mullan (ID)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

Hot Springs lies within the (406) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hot Springs had an population of 577 people. This is an increase of 6.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.66% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hot Springs had a population of 544 people. This makes Hot Springs the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Hot Springs represents 0.05% of the total population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 81st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 544 people, the population of Hot Springs increased 2.45% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 531 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hot Springs.

Communities Also Named Hot Springs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Montana communities named Hot Springs: This one is located in Sanders County and the other is located in Jefferson County.

Beyond Montana, there are 29 communities that are also named Hot Springs - they are located in Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California (4), Colorado, Idaho, Nevada (7), New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon (2), South Dakota, Texas (2), Utah (3), Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Hot Springs ...

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

  • Plains [Sanders County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plains
    • Plains [Sanders County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Hot Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,139 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plains
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plains<6>
  • Lonepine [Sanders County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lonepine
    • Lonepine [Sanders County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Hot Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lonepine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lonepine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lonepine<6>
  • Niarada [Sanders County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Niarada
    • Niarada [Sanders County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Hot Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Niarada have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Niarada
  • Paradise [Sanders County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paradise
    • Paradise [Sanders County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Hot Springs
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paradise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paradise
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paradise<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Island City [Sanders County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Island City
      • Island City [Sanders County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Hot Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Island City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Big Arm [Lake County]
    • Eddy [Sanders County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eddy
      • Eddy [Sanders County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the west of Hot Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eddy
    • Elmo [Lake County]
    • Kerr [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kerr
      • Kerr [Lake County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the east of Hot Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kerr have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kerr
    • Jette [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jette
      • Jette [Lake County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the east of Hot Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jette

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hot Springs ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Sanders County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sanders County: www.co.sanders.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 Sanders, 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 Hot Springs.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hot Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hot Springs) 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 Hot Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hot SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hot Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.6092, Longitude: -114.6716       In this case, the coordinates for Hot Springs 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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