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Welcome to Pioneer ...
So far, we have found very little information about Pioneer. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Pioneer to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Pioneer, please Contact Us.
The location of Pioneer has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Pioneer is 4,750 feet [1,448 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Pioneer is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: The area where Pioneer was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Pioneer would have been located in the (406) area code.
Adding Pioneer to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Pioneer in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Pioneer was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Pioneer on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Pioneer ...
While we believe that this Pioneer is located in Powell County, we know of another 3 Montana communities named Pioneer. Those communities are located in the following counties: Beaverhead, Silver Bow and Yellowstone County.
Beyond Montana, there are 35 communities that are also named Pioneer - they are located in Alabama, Arizona (3), California (3), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico (2), New York, Ohio (2), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Washington (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Pioneer.
Communities near Pioneer ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pioneer.
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 Pioneer. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pioneer.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pioneer. 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 Pioneer.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pioneer. See our Newspapers Page for Pioneer.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 19 Oct 2021