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Kila, Montana

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Welcome to Kila ...

Kila is located in Flathead County<1>.

The pronunciation of Kila: KY-lah<2>

Kila is 3,190 feet [972 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Kila is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Kila: (406)

The ZIP code for Kila: 59920<4>

Communities near Kila ...

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

  • Kalispell [Flathead County]
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    • Kalispell [Flathead County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Kila
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,329 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kalispell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kalispell<6>
  • Forest Hill Village [Flathead County]
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    • Forest Hill Village [Flathead County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Kila
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Hill Village have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Hill Village
  • Marion [Flathead County]
  • Evergreen [Flathead County]
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    • Evergreen [Flathead County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Kila
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evergreen<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rhodes [Flathead County]
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      • Rhodes [Flathead County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Kila
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    • Somers [Flathead County]
    • Lake Mary Ronan [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Mary Ronan
      • Lake Mary Ronan [Lake County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Kila
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Mary Ronan
    • Lakeside [Flathead County]
    • Creston [Flathead County]
    • Proctor [Lake 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 Kila. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kila.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kila ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kila. 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 Flathead, 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 Kila. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kila - 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 community (such as Kila). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kila 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kila) 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 Kila. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KilaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kila. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.1200, Longitude: -114.4579    
<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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