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Little Bear, Montana

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So far, we have found very little information about Little Bear. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

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About Little Bear (Click for our profile page)

Our information shows that the community of Little Bear is historic. The information below applies to the area where Little Bear would have been located.

Time Zone: The area where Little Bear was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT)

Telephone Area Code for surrounding area: (406)

Elevation: 5,330 feet [1,624.58 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen the following reference point for Little Bear:

Lat:   45.544900°   (or 45°32'41" N)

Lon:   -111.168800°   (or -111°10'7" W)

USGS Topo Map:   Gallatin Gateway<4>

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Little Bear

GNIS ID:   1743863

FIPS State / Place Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Little Bear)

About Gallatin County

The community of Bozeman is the County Seat for Gallatin County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Gallatin)


2019 Est:<5>     114,472   (27.88% increase since 2010)  
2010     89,513   (31.96% increase since 2000)
2000:     67,831

Total Area:<6>   2,632 sq. miles [6,817 km²]   - of which 1.12% is water (29.38 sq. miles [76.1 km²])

Housing Units: <7>   42,289

Official Website:

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Gallatin

GNIS ID:   1720053

FIPS State / County Code:   30 / 031

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Little Bear)

About Montana

From the US Census


2019 Est:     1,070,123   (8.16% increase since 2010)  
2010:     989,415   (9.67% increase since 2000)
2000:     902,195

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Montana

GNIS ID:   767982

FIPS State:   30

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Little Bear, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Little Bear - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Little Bear, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.
<4>Name of the USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Little Bear.
<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2019.
<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Little Bear. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.
<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).




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