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Welcome to Lame Deer ...

Lame Deer is located in Rosebud County<1> (at the time of its founding, Lame Deer was located in Custer County).

Lame Deer is 3,320 feet [1,012 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Lame Deer is about ¾ mile [or 1 km] above sea level.

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

Lame Deer lies within the (406) area code.

The ZIP code for Lame Deer: 59043<3>

Communities near Lame Deer ...

We have created a list of 9 communities that are near Lame Deer.

  • Colstrip [Rosebud County]
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    • Colstrip [Rosebud County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Lame Deer
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colstrip
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colstrip<5>
  • Muddy [Big Horn County]
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    • Muddy [Big Horn County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Lame Deer
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muddy have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muddy
  • Busby [Big Horn County]
  • Ashland [Rosebud County]
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    • Birney [Rosebud County]
    • Garryowen [Big Horn County]
    • Otter [Powder River County]
    • Crow Agency [Big Horn County]
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      • Crow Agency [Big Horn County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<4> to the west of Lame Deer
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crow Agency have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crow Agency
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crow Agency<5>
    • Lodge Grass [Big Horn County]
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      • Lodge Grass [Big Horn County] lies 40 miles [64.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Lame Deer
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 442 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lodge Grass have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lodge Grass
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lodge Grass<5>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lame Deer. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lame Deer.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lame Deer ...

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

Adding Lame Deer to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Rosebud, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lame Deer - 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 Lame Deer). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lame Deer 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lame Deer) 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 Lame Deer. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lame DeerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lame Deer. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6234, Longitude: -106.6665    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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