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Welcome to Livingston ...

The city of Livingston is located in Park County<1> and is the County Seat for Park County.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Livingston, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Livingston has a population of 7,804 people<2> (see below for details).

Livingston is 4,480 feet [1,366 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Livingston is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Livingston lies within the (406) area code.

The ZIP code for Livingston: 59047<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Livingston had an population of 7,804 people. This is an increase of 10.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.91% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Livingston had a population of 7,044 people (or 45.05% of the total population of Park County). This makes Livingston the county's most populous community.

The population of Livingston represents 0.71% of the population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,044 people, the population of Livingston increased 2.82% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,851 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Livingston.

Communities Also Named Livingston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 37 communities that are also named Livingston - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois (3), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), New Jersey, New York (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio (2), South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Livingston ...

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

  • Clyde Park
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clyde Park have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clyde Park
    • Clyde Park is located in Park County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 313 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clyde Park <6>
  • Brisbin
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brisbin have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brisbin
    • Brisbin is located in Park County
  • Pine Creek
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Creek
    • Pine Creek is located in Park County
  • Chestnut
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chestnut
    • Chestnut is located in Gallatin County
  • Springdale
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
  • Bridger
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridger
    • Bridger is located in Gallatin County
  • Pray
    (20 miles [32.2 km] to the south)
  • McLeod
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the east)
  • Bozeman
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the west)
  • Emigrant
    (22 miles [35.4 km] to the south)

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Livingston. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Livingston.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Livingston ...

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

Adding Livingston to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Livingston in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Livingston was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Livingston.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Livingston. 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 Park, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Livingston.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Livingston - 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 city (such as Livingston). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Livingston or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<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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