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Welcome to Mosby ...

Mosby is located in Garfield County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Mosby, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1904.

Mosby is 2,510 feet [765 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Mosby is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Mosby lies within the (406) area code.

The ZIP code for Mosby: 59058<3>

Communities Also Named Mosby ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Mosby - they are located in Arkansas, Missouri and Virginia.

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

Communities near Mosby ...

We have created a list of 5 communities that are near Mosby.

  • Cat Creek
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cat Creek
    • Cat Creek is located in Petroleum County
  • Sand Springs
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Winnett
    (21 miles [33.8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winnett have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winnett
    • Winnett is located in Petroleum County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 190 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winnett <4>
  • Melstone
    (27 miles [43.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Melstone have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Melstone
    • Melstone is located in Musselshell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 111 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Melstone <4>
  • Sumatra
    (30 miles [48.3 km] to the southeast)

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mosby ...

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

Adding Mosby to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mosby in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Mosby was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Mosby post office opened in 1904.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Mosby.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mosby. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Garfield, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mosby - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 Mosby). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mosby or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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