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McLeod, Montana
(Sweet Grass County)

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Welcome to McLeod ...

McLeod is located in Sweet Grass County<1> (at the time of its founding, McLeod was located in Park County).

The pronunciation of McLeod: mack-LOWD<2>

McLeod is 4,800 feet [1,463 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of McLeod is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

McLeod is within the boundaries of the (406) area code.

The ZIP code for McLeod: 59052<4>

Communities Also Named McLeod ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Montana communities named McLeod: This one is located in Sweet Grass County and the other is located in Missoula County.

Beyond Montana, there are 7 communities that are also named McLeod - they are located in British Columbia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Dakota, Oregon and Texas.

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

Communities near McLeod ...

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

  • Big Timber [Sweet Grass County]
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    • Big Timber [Sweet Grass County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of McLeod
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,688 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Timber
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Big Timber<6>
  • Springdale [Park County]
  • Greycliff [Sweet Grass County]
  • Livingston [Park County]
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    • Livingston [Park County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the west of McLeod
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,898 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livingston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Livingston<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nye [Stillwater County]
    • Sourdough [Sweet Grass County]
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      • Sourdough [Sweet Grass County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the northeast of McLeod
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    • Beehive [Stillwater County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beehive
      • Beehive [Stillwater County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the southeast of McLeod
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beehive
    • Pine Creek [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Creek
      • Pine Creek [Park County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the southwest of McLeod
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Creek
    • Dean [Stillwater County]
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      • Dean [Stillwater County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the southeast of McLeod
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dean
    • Reed Point [Stillwater 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 McLeod. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for McLeod.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McLeod ...

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

Adding McLeod to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of McLeod 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 McLeod was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found McLeod on a map titled Hixson Map of Montana (1950).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Sweet Grass, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for McLeod. 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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around McLeod - 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 community (such as McLeod). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether McLeod or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- McLeod) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for McLeod. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McLeodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in McLeod. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6626, Longitude: -110.1163    
<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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