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Welcome to Plentywood ...

The city of Plentywood is located in Sheridan County<1> and is the County Seat for Sheridan County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Plentywood has a population of 1,741 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Plentywood.

Plentywood is 2,040 feet [622 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Plentywood (for example, toward Alamo (ND)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Plentywood is within the (406) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Plentywood had an population of 1,741 people. This is an increase of 0.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.53% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Plentywood had a population of 1,734 people (which is 51.24% of the total population of Sheridan County). This makes Plentywood the county's most populous community.

The population of Plentywood represents 0.18% of the population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 42nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,734 people, the population of Plentywood decreased 15.87% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,061 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Plentywood.

Communities near Plentywood ...

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

  • Medicine Lake [Sheridan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Medicine Lake
    • Medicine Lake [Sheridan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Plentywood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 219 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Medicine Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Medicine Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Medicine Lake<6>
  • Outlook [Sheridan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Outlook
    • Outlook [Sheridan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Plentywood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 46 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Outlook
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Outlook<6>
  • Antelope [Sheridan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Antelope
    • Antelope [Sheridan County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Plentywood
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Antelope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Antelope
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Antelope<6>
  • Raymond [Sheridan County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Reserve [Sheridan County]
    • Regway
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Regway
      • Regway lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Plentywood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Regway
    • Comertown [Sheridan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Comertown
      • Comertown [Sheridan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Plentywood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Comertown
    • Redstone [Sheridan County]
    • Daleview [Sheridan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daleview
      • Daleview [Sheridan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Plentywood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daleview
    • Dagmar [Sheridan County]

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

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Plentywood. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Plentywood.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plentywood ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sheridan County: www.co.sheridan.mt.us/

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 Sheridan, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Plentywood.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plentywood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Plentywood) 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 Plentywood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PlentywoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plentywood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.7750, Longitude: -104.5564       In this case, the coordinates for Plentywood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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