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Our Genealogy Helper for Montanapolis Springs ...

So far, we have found very little information about Montanapolis Springs. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Montanapolis Springs to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Montanapolis Springs, please Contact Us.


We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Montanapolis Springs (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Montanapolis Springs. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Name Variations for Montanapolis Springs ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Our sources include documents like maps, railroad schedules, Travel, Express and Shipping Guides. Many of these documents date from the 1800's and it's common to find spelling differences.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give you a feel for the variations that might have occurred.

For example, a typical abbreviation for Montanapolis Springs: Montanapolis Spgs. (or less commonly used: Montanapolis Spngs. or Montanapolis Sprngs.)

If you have information about these names (such as the reason for the change, date of change, the origin of the name), please Contact Us.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the north contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Although our information shows that the community of Montanapolis Springs is historic, it would have been located within present day Park County.

To see how the shape of Montana's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Park County: Carbon, Gallatin, Meagher, Stillwater, Sweet Grass & Park (WY).

Below are the counties that are near Montanapolis Springs. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Montanapolis Springs:

  • Park County     (The home county of Montanapolis Springs)
    • White City [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White City
      • White City [Park County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the west of Montanapolis Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White City
    • Chico Hot Springs [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chico Hot Springs
      • Chico Hot Springs [Park County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of Montanapolis Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chico Hot Springs
    • Pray [Park County]
    • Emigrant [Park County]
    • Pine Creek [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Creek
      • Pine Creek [Park County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the north of Montanapolis Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Creek
    • Jardine [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jardine
      • Jardine [Park County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the south of Montanapolis Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jardine
    • Gardiner [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gardiner
      • Gardiner [Park County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the south of Montanapolis Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gardiner have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gardiner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gardiner<4>
    • Livingston [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Livingston
      • Livingston [Park County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the north of Montanapolis Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,898 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livingston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Livingston<4>
    • Springdale [Park County]
    • Silver Gate [Park County]
    • Cooke City [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cooke City
      • Cooke City [Park County] lies 36 miles [57.9 km]<2> to the southeast of Montanapolis Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cooke City have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cooke City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cooke City<4>
    • Clyde Park [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clyde Park
      • Clyde Park [Park County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<2> to the north of Montanapolis Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 313 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clyde Park have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clyde Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clyde Park<4>
  • Gallatin County
    • Chestnut [Gallatin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chestnut
      • Chestnut [Gallatin County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Montanapolis Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chestnut
    • Bozeman [Gallatin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bozeman
      • Bozeman [Gallatin County] lies 34 miles [54.7 km]<2> to the northwest of Montanapolis Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 50,970 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bozeman have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bozeman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bozeman<4>
    • Gallatin Gateway [Gallatin County]
    • Big Sky [Gallatin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Sky
      • Big Sky [Gallatin County] lies 38 miles [61.2 km]<2> to the west of Montanapolis Springs
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Big Sky have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Sky
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Big Sky<4>
  • Stillwater County
    • Nye [Stillwater County]
  • Sweet Grass County
    • McLeod [Sweet Grass County]
  • Park County (WY)
    • Mammoth [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mammoth
      • Mammoth [Park County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the south of Montanapolis Springs
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mammoth

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Montanapolis Springs, see our County-by-County Page for Montanapolis Springs.

Newspapers Published in Montanapolis Springs ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 31 newspapers that have been published in the area around Montanapolis Springs.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Montanapolis Springs, there are papers which were published within 39 miles [62.8 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Montanapolis Springs.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first turn to the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites either offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Montanapolis Springs:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Montana
    • Stories from Wyoming

Cemeteries Near Montanapolis Springs ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Montanapolis Springs.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Montanapolis Springs covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Magee Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Magee Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Magee Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Magee Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the north of Montanapolis Springs.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Magee Cemetery
  • Chico Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Chico Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Chico Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Chico Cemetery lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<2> to the west of Montanapolis Springs.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chico Cemetery
  • Shorthill Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Shorthill Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Shorthill Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Shorthill Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the north of Montanapolis Springs.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shorthill Cemetery
  • Emigrant Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Emigrant Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Emigrant Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Emigrant Cemetery lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the west of Montanapolis Springs.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emigrant Cemetery
  • Jardine Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Jardine Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Jardine Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jardine Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the south of Montanapolis Springs.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jardine Cemetery
  • Strickland Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Strickland Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Strickland Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Strickland Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<2> to the north of Montanapolis Springs.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strickland Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Sykes Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sykes Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sykes Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Sykes Cemetery lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<2> to the north of Montanapolis Springs.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sykes Cemetery
    • Park View Memorial Gardens Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Park View Memorial Gardens Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Park View Memorial Gardens Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Park View Memorial Gardens Cemetery lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the north of Montanapolis Springs.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park View Memorial Gardens Cemetery
    • Aldridge Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Aldridge Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Aldridge Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Aldridge Cemetery lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southwest of Montanapolis Springs.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aldridge Cemetery
    • Horr Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Horr Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Horr Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Horr Cemetery lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the southwest of Montanapolis Springs.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Horr Cemetery
    • Gardiner Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Gardiner Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Gardiner Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Gardiner Cemetery lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the south of Montanapolis Springs.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gardiner Cemetery
    • Mammoth Civilian Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mammoth Civilian Cemetery
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for the Mammoth Civilian Cemetery. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
      • Mammoth Civilian Cemetery lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the south of Montanapolis Springs.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mammoth Civilian Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #2462986<6>
    • Cokedale Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Cokedale Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Cokedale Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Cokedale Cemetery lies 23 miles [37 km]<2> to the north of Montanapolis Springs.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cokedale Cemetery
    • Ft. Yellowstone Army Cemetery
    • Mountain View Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Mountain View Cemetery
      • The Mountain View Cemetery is a large cemetery that is located outside and to the west of Livingston.Mountain View Cemetery lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the north of Montanapolis Springs.
      • Mountain View Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Mountainview Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain View Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #21013<6>

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.

While we didn't find Montanapolis Springs in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Montanapolis Springs.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Montanapolis Springs, with the one closest to Montanapolis Springs listed first.

  • Chico [Park County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chico
    • Chico [Park County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the west of Montanapolis Springs
    • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 43 people
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Chico had a post office and no railroad service
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chico have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chico
  • Chicory [Park County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chicory
    • Chicory [Park County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Montanapolis Springs
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Chicory had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chicory have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chicory
  • Emigrant [Park County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emigrant
    • Emigrant [Park County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Montanapolis Springs
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Emigrant had railroad service and no post office
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emigrant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emigrant<4>
  • Dailey [Park County] - Historic
    • While Dailey was mentioned in the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, it no longer exists
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dailey
    • Dailey [Park County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<2> to the west of Montanapolis Springs
    • From the 1895 Atlas, Dailey had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dailey have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Brisbin [Park County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brisbin
    • Brisbin [Park County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the north of Montanapolis Springs
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Brisbin had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brisbin have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brisbin
  • Sphinx [Park County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sphinx
    • Sphinx [Park County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the southwest of Montanapolis Springs
    • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Sphinx had railroad service and no post office
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sphinx have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sphinx
  • Continue List ...
    • Gardiner [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gardiner
      • Gardiner [Park County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<2> to the south of Montanapolis Springs
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 132 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Gardiner had a post office and no railroad service
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gardiner have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gardiner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gardiner<4>
    • Livingston [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Livingston
      • Livingston [Park County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<2> to the north of Montanapolis Springs
      • According to the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, the estimated population in 1895: 2,850 people
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,898 people
      • From the 1895 Atlas, Livingston had a post office and railroad service
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livingston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Livingston<4>
    • Hoppers [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoppers
      • Hoppers [Park County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<2> to the north of Montanapolis Springs
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Hoppers had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoppers have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoppers
    • Muir [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muir
      • Muir [Park County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<2> to the northwest of Montanapolis Springs
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Muir had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muir have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muir
    • West End [Gallatin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West End
      • West End [Gallatin County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Montanapolis Springs
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, West End had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West End have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West End
    • Chestnut [Gallatin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chestnut
      • Chestnut [Gallatin County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<2> to the northwest of Montanapolis Springs
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Chestnut had railroad service and no post office
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chestnut
    • Elton [Park County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elton
      • Elton [Park County] lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Montanapolis Springs
      • From the 1895 Rand McNally Atlas, Elton had railroad service and no post office
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elton have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elton

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Montanapolis Springs. See our List of 1890's Communities around Montanapolis Springs.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Montanapolis Springs, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Montanapolis Springs) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Montanapolis Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.3122, Longitude: -110.5666       In this case, the coordinates for Montanapolis Springs have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>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.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<6>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.






















 

 

 

 

 


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