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Welcome to Mission ...

Although we found mention of Mission during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Mission was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

While we are confident that Mission was located in Park County, we don't know its actual location within the county.

We've added Mission to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Mission - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Mission, please Contact Us.


Time Zone: The area where we believe that Mission might be (or was) located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

We believe that Mission would be found within the (406) area code.

Adding Mission to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mission in the FIPS-55 file. For more information, see the Referenced FIPS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Mission was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Mission ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 25 communities that are also named Mission - they are located in Arizona, British Columbia, California (6), Delaware, Idaho, Kansas (4), Michigan (3), Minnesota, Nebraska, North Carolina (2), Oregon, South Dakota, Texas and Washington.

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

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The official website for Park County: www.parkcounty.org/

The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Mission and then turned east". While Mission could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Mission as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Mile's to see Pete ... Mile's is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Mission could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.






















 

 

 

 

 


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