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Olney, Montana

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Welcome to Olney ...

Olney is located in Flathead County<1>.

The pronunciation of Olney: AWL-nee<2>

Olney is 3,160 feet [963 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Olney is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Olney is located in the (406) area code.

The ZIP code for Olney: 59927<4>

Communities Also Named Olney ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Olney - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Olney ...

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

  • Whitefish [Flathead County]
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    • Whitefish [Flathead County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Olney
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,713 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitefish<6>
  • Stryker [Lincoln County]
  • Trego [Lincoln County]
  • Halfmoon [Flathead County]
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    • Halfmoon [Flathead County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Olney
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Halfmoon have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Polebridge [Flathead County]
    • Rhodes [Flathead County]
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      • Rhodes [Flathead County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Olney
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    • Columbia Falls [Flathead County]
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      • Columbia Falls [Flathead County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the southeast of Olney
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,209 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia Falls<6>
    • Fortine [Lincoln County]
    • Coram [Flathead County]
    • Evergreen [Flathead County]
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      • Evergreen [Flathead County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the southeast of Olney
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evergreen<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 Olney. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Olney.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Olney ...

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

Adding Olney to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Olney was on a map titled Map of Montana (from Shell Oil, 1951).

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Olney. 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 Flathead, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Olney. 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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Olney - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Olney). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Olney or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Olney) 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 Olney. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OlneyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Olney. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.5501, Longitude: -114.5759    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






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