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Merino, Montana
(Judith Basin County)

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Welcome to Merino ...

Merino is located in Judith Basin County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Merino: muh-REEN-oh<3>

Merino is 4,150 feet [1,265 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Merino is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Merino: (406)

Communities Also Named Merino ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Montana communities named Merino: This one is located in Judith Basin County and the other is located in Meagher County.

Beyond Montana, there are 4 communities that are also named Merino - they are located in Colorado, Rhode Island and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Merino ...

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

  • Stanford [Judith Basin County]
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    • Stanford [Judith Basin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Merino
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 389 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanford<6>
  • Geyser [Judith Basin County]
  • Arrow Creek [Judith Basin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arrow Creek
    • Arrow Creek [Judith Basin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Merino
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arrow Creek
  • Coffee Creek [Fergus County]
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    • Windham [Judith Basin County]
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      • Windham [Judith Basin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Merino
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windham
    • Raynesford [Judith Basin County]
    • Denton [Fergus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denton
      • Denton [Fergus County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the east of Merino
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 234 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Denton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denton<6>
    • Monarch [Cascade County]
    • Armington Junction [Cascade County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armington Junction
      • Armington Junction [Cascade County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the west of Merino
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Armington Junction
    • Geraldine [Chouteau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geraldine
      • Geraldine [Chouteau County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the north of Merino
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 251 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geraldine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geraldine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geraldine<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Merino ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Montana

About Judith Basin County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Merino. 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 Judith Basin, 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 Merino. 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 Merino - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Merino) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Merino. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2439, Longitude: -110.3660       In this case, the coordinates for Merino 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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