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Medicine Lake, Montana
Welcome to Medicine Lake ...
The location of Medicine Lake has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Medicine Lake: Medicine Lk.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Medicine Lake has a population of 223 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Medicine Lake.
Medicine Lake is 1,960 feet [597 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Medicine Lake lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Medicine Lake (for example, toward Alamo (ND)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Medicine Lake is located in the (406) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Medicine Lake had an population of 223 people. This is a decrease of 0.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.1% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Medicine Lake had a population of 225 people (or 6.65% of the total population of Sheridan County). This makes Medicine Lake the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Medicine Lake represents 0.02% of the total population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 102nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 225 people, the population of Medicine Lake decreased 16.36% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 269 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Medicine Lake.
Communities Also Named Medicine Lake ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Medicine Lake - it's located in Minnesota.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Medicine Lake.
Communities near Medicine Lake ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Medicine Lake.
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 Medicine Lake. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Medicine Lake.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Medicine Lake. 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 Medicine Lake.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Medicine Lake. See our Newspapers Page for Medicine Lake.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Medicine Lake ...
Looking for more information about Medicine Lake? 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 Medicine Lake, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Medicine Lake.
Adding Medicine Lake to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Medicine Lake 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 Medicine Lake was on a map titled Map of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming (from Rand McNally, 1925).
We also found Medicine Lake on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Montana (1937).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Medicine Lake on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Medicine Lake. 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/
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This page was last modified: 18 Jan 2022