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Welcome to Knife River ...

Knife River is located in Richland County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Knife River: Knife Riv.

Knife River is 1,990 feet [607 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Knife River, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Knife River: (406)

Communities Also Named Knife River ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Knife River - they are located in Minnesota (2) and North Dakota.

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

Communities near Knife River ...

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

  • Crane [Richland County]
  • Piche [Richland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piche
    • Piche [Richland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Knife River
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piche
  • Fox Lake [Richland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fox Lake
    • Fox Lake [Richland County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northwest of Knife River
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fox Lake
  • Lambert [Richland County]
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    • Sidney [Richland County]
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      • Sidney [Richland County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northeast of Knife River
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,297 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sidney
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sidney<5>
    • Bloomfield [Dawson County]
    • Enid [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enid
      • Enid [Richland County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Knife River
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Enid
    • Glendive [Dawson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendive
      • Glendive [Dawson County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Knife River
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,878 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendive
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendive<5>
    • Fairview [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairview
      • Fairview [Richland County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Knife River
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 882 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairview<5>
    • West Glendive [Dawson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Glendive
      • West Glendive [Dawson County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Knife River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Glendive have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Glendive

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Knife River ...

Looking for more information about Knife River? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Knife River, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Knife River.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Richland County: www.richland.org/

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 Richland, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Knife River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Knife River) 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 Knife River. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Knife RiverOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Knife River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.4528, Longitude: -104.3433       In this case, the coordinates for Knife River have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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