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Welcome to Portal ...
The location of Portal has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Portal is 5,480 feet [1,670 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Portal is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Portal lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Portal lies within the (406) area code.
Communities Also Named Portal ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Portal - they are located in Arizona, Georgia, Nebraska, North Dakota and Ontario.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Portal.
Communities near Portal ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Portal.
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 Portal. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Portal.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Portal. 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 Portal.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Portal. See our Newspapers Page for Portal.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Portal ...
Looking for more information about Portal? 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 Portal, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Portal.
Adding Portal to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Portal 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 Portal was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Portal on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Portal. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Jefferson County: www.co.jefferson.mt.us/
The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/
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This page was last modified: 30 Nov 2021