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Peterson Place, Montana

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Welcome to Peterson Place ...

Peterson Place is located in Carbon County<1>.

The location of Peterson Place has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Peterson Place: Peterson Pl. (or less commonly used: Peterson Plc.)

Peterson Place is 4,720 feet [1,439 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Peterson Place is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Peterson Place: (406)

Communities Also Named Peterson Place ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Peterson Place - it's located in California.

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

Communities near Peterson Place ...

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

  • Red Lodge [Carbon County]
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    • Red Lodge [Carbon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Peterson Place
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,359 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Lodge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Lodge<5>
  • Fishtail [Stillwater County]
  • Absarokee [Stillwater County]
  • Dean [Stillwater County]
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    • Dean [Stillwater County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Peterson Place
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    • Beehive [Stillwater County]
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      • Beehive [Stillwater County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Peterson Place
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    • Roberts [Carbon County]
    • Nye [Stillwater County]
    • Boyd [Carbon County]
    • Bearcreek [Carbon County]
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      • Bearcreek [Carbon County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southeast of Peterson Place
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 86 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bearcreek<5>
    • Columbus [Stillwater County]
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      • Columbus [Stillwater County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northeast of Peterson Place
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,117 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Peterson Place ...

Looking for more information about Peterson Place? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Peterson Place, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Peterson Place.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Carbon, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Peterson Place - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Peterson Place) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Peterson Place. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.3738, Longitude: -109.4560       In this case, the coordinates for Peterson Place have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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