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Welcome to Lost Creek ...

Lost Creek is located in Deer Lodge County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Lost Creek: Lost Crk. (or less commonly used: Lost Ck. or Lost Cr.)

Lost Creek is 5,460 feet [1,664 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Lost Creek is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Lost Creek lies within the (406) area code.

Communities Also Named Lost Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Montana communities named Lost Creek: This one is located in Deer Lodge County and the other is located in McCone County.

Beyond Montana, there are 12 communities that are also named Lost Creek - they are located in Kansas, Kentucky (3), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Lost Creek ...

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

  • Anaconda-Deer Lodge County [Deer Lodge County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anaconda-Deer Lodge County
    • Anaconda-Deer Lodge County [Deer Lodge County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Lost Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,204 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anaconda-Deer Lodge County came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anaconda-Deer Lodge County
  • Deer Lodge [Powell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Lodge
    • Deer Lodge [Powell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Lost Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,805 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer Lodge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Lodge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deer Lodge<6>
  • Stump Town [Deer Lodge County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stump Town
    • Stump Town [Deer Lodge County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Lost Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stump Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stump Town
  • Sunnyside [Deer Lodge County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunnyside
    • Sunnyside [Deer Lodge County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Lost Creek
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunnyside
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mine Creek [Deer Lodge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mine Creek
      • Mine Creek [Deer Lodge County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Lost Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mine Creek
    • Warm Springs [Deer Lodge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warm Springs
      • Warm Springs [Deer Lodge County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Lost Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warm Springs
    • Fairmont Hot Springs [Silver Bow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairmont Hot Springs
      • Fairmont Hot Springs [Silver Bow County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Lost Creek
      • Fairmont Hot Springs has also been known as:
      • Gregson Fairmont Hot Springs
      • Gregson Hot Springs
      • Gregson Springs
      • Gregson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont Hot Springs
    • Gregson [Deer Lodge County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gregson
      • Gregson [Deer Lodge County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Lost Creek
    • Cable City [Deer Lodge County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cable City
      • Cable City [Deer Lodge County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Lost Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cable City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Georgetown [Deer Lodge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
      • Georgetown [Deer Lodge County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Lost Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lost Creek ...

Looking for more information about Lost Creek? 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 Lost Creek, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lost Creek.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Montana

About Deer Lodge County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lost Creek. 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 Deer Lodge, 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 Lost Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 from Point A (ie- Lost Creek) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lost Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.1758, Longitude: -112.9492       In this case, the coordinates for Lost Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<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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