A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Manhattan ...
The location of Manhattan has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Manhattan refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Manhattanite<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Manhattan has a population of 1,907 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Manhattan.
Manhattan is 4,240 feet [1,292 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the elevation of Manhattan is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Manhattan lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Manhattan: (406)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Manhattan had an population of 1,907 people. This is an increase of 25.46% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 36.6% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Manhattan had a population of 1,520 people. This makes Manhattan the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Manhattan represents 0.15% of the total population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 45th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,520 people, the population of Manhattan increased 8.88% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,396 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Manhattan.
Communities Also Named Manhattan ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Manhattan - they are located in Colorado, Florida (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, Ohio (4), Pennsylvania, Texas and Utah.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Manhattan.
Communities near Manhattan ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Manhattan.
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 Manhattan. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Manhattan.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Manhattan. 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 Manhattan.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Manhattan. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Manhattan.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Manhattan ...
Looking for more information about Manhattan? 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 Manhattan, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Manhattan.
Adding Manhattan to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Manhattan 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 Manhattan was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Manhattan on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Manhattan. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Gallatin County: www.co.gallatin.mt.us/
The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/
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This page was last modified: 22 Nov 2021