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Our Genealogy Helper for Oilmont ...

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 Oilmont (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 Oilmont. 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.

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 southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

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 south 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.

Oilmont is located in Toole 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 Toole County: Glacier, Liberty & Pondera.

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

  • Toole County     (The home county of Oilmont)
    • Kevin [Toole County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kevin
      • Kevin [Toole County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<1> to the west of Oilmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 136 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kevin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kevin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kevin<3>
    • Sunburst [Toole County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunburst
      • Sunburst [Toole County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<1> to the north of Oilmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 328 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunburst have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunburst
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sunburst<3>
    • Rim Rock Colony [Toole County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rim Rock Colony
      • Rim Rock Colony [Toole County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the northwest of Oilmont
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rim Rock Colony
    • Shelby [Toole County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelby
      • Shelby [Toole County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Oilmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,995 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelby<3>
    • Ethridge [Toole County]
    • Sweet Grass [Toole County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweet Grass
      • Sweet Grass [Toole County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<1> to the north of Oilmont
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweet Grass
    • Galata [Toole County]
  • Glacier County
    • Santa Rita [Glacier County]
    • Cut Bank [Glacier County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cut Bank
      • Cut Bank [Glacier County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<1> to the west of Oilmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,019 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cut Bank
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cut Bank<3>
  • Liberty County
  • Pondera County
    • Ledger [Pondera County]
    • Valier [Pondera County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valier
      • Valier [Pondera County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Oilmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 474 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valier have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valier
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valier<3>
    • Conrad [Pondera County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conrad
      • Conrad [Pondera County] lies 39 miles [62.8 km]<1> to the south of Oilmont
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,412 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conrad have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conrad
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conrad<3>

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

Newspapers Published in Oilmont ...

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 27 newspapers that have been published in the area around Oilmont.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Oilmont, 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 Oilmont.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we first visit the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These websites 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 Oilmont:

  • 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 Alberta
    • Stories from Montana

Cemeteries Near Oilmont ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Oilmont.

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 Oilmont covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Sunburst Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Sunburst Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Sunburst Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Sunburst Cemetery lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<1> to the north of Oilmont.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunburst Cemetery
  • Toole County Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Toole County Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Toole County Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Toole County Cemetery lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<1> to the south of Oilmont.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toole County Cemetery
  • Valley View Cemetery
  • Shelby Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Shelby Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Shelby Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Shelby Cemetery lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<1> to the south of Oilmont.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelby Cemetery
  • Rim Rock Colony Cemetery
  • Glacier Colony Cemetery
  • Continue List ...
    • Sweetgrass Cemetery
    • Grandview Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Grandview Cemetery
      • Grandview Cemetery lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<1> to the east of Oilmont.
      • Grandview Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Grand View Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grandview Cemetery
    • Crown Hill Cemetery
    • Gold Butte Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Gold Butte Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Gold Butte Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Gold Butte Cemetery lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<1> to the northeast of Oilmont.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gold Butte Cemetery
    • Zenith Colony Cemetery
    • Devon Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Devon Cemetery
      • Devon Cemetery lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<1> to the southeast of Oilmont.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Devon Cemetery
    • Trinity Cemetery
    • Old Indian Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Old Indian Cemetery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Old Indian Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Old Indian Cemetery lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<1> to the east of Oilmont.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Indian Cemetery
    • Johnson Memorial Cemetery
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Johnson Memorial Cemetery
      • The Johnson Memorial Cemetery is located outside and to the west of Whitlash.Johnson Memorial Cemetery lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<1> to the northeast of Oilmont.
      • Johnson Memorial Cemetery has also been known as:
      • Whitlash Cemetery
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnson Memorial Cemetery
      • Find-A-Grave: FAG ID #21166<4>

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Montana

About Toole County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Oilmont) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Oilmont. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OilmontOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oilmont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.7401, Longitude: -111.8407    
<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>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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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