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Welcome to McElroy ...

McElroy is located in Sheridan County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of McElroy: MACK-ul-roy<3>

McElroy is 2,190 feet [668 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of McElroy is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel east from McElroy (for example, toward Crosby (ND)), you will soon leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The area code for McElroy: (406)

Communities Also Named McElroy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named McElroy - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near McElroy ...

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

  • Grenora [Williams County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grenora
    • Grenora [Williams County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of McElroy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 347 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grenora
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grenora<6>
  • Westby [Sheridan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westby
    • Westby [Sheridan County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the east of McElroy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 152 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westby<6>
  • Lake Alma
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Alma
    • Lake Alma lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of McElroy
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Alma came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Alma
  • Fortuna [Divide County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fortuna
    • Fortuna [Divide County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of McElroy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fortuna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fortuna<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Beaubier
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaubier
      • Beaubier lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of McElroy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beaubier came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<7>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beaubier
    • Comertown [Sheridan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Comertown
      • Comertown [Sheridan County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of McElroy
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Comertown
    • Alkabo [Divide County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alkabo
      • Alkabo [Divide County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of McElroy
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alkabo
    • Antelope [Sheridan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antelope
      • Antelope [Sheridan County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the southwest of McElroy
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Antelope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antelope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Antelope<6>
    • Dagmar [Sheridan County]
    • Raymond [Sheridan County]

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McElroy ...

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

Adding McElroy to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of McElroy 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 McElroy was on a map titled Map of Montana (from Hixson Map&$160;Co, 1950).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Sheridan County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sheridan County: www.co.sheridan.mt.us/

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 Sheridan, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for McElroy. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around McElroy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- McElroy) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McElroy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.8803, Longitude: -104.1222       In this case, the coordinates for McElroy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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