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Welcome to Phosphate ...

Phosphate is located in Powell County<1>.

We aren't confident of the location of Phosphate, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

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

The telephone area code for Phosphate: (406)

Communities Also Named Phosphate ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Phosphate - they are located in Arkansas, Florida and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Phosphate ...

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

  • Deer Lodge [Powell County]
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    • Deer Lodge [Powell County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Phosphate
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,805 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer Lodge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Lodge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deer Lodge<5>
  • Drummond [Granite County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drummond
    • Drummond [Granite County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Phosphate
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 330 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drummond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drummond<5>
  • Jens [Powell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jens
    • Jens [Powell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Phosphate
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jens
  • Avon [Powell County]
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    • Hall [Granite County]
    • Blackfoot City [Powell County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackfoot City
      • Blackfoot City [Powell County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Phosphate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackfoot City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Emery [Powell County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emery
      • Emery [Powell County] was located 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Phosphate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emery have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Elliston [Powell County]
    • Helmville [Powell County]
    • Bearmouth [Granite County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bearmouth
      • Bearmouth [Granite County] was located 24 miles [38.6 km]<3> to the northwest of Phosphate
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bearmouth have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Phosphate ...

Looking for more information about Phosphate? 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 Phosphate, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Phosphate.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Powell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Phosphate) 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 Phosphate. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PhosphateOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Phosphate. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.5624, Longitude: -112.8648    
<4>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.
<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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