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Powderville, Montana

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Welcome to Powderville ...

Powderville is located in Powder River County<1> (at the time of its founding, Powderville was located in Custer County).

Powderville is 2,820 feet [860 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Powderville is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Powderville: (406)

The ZIP code for Powderville: 59345<3>

Communities Also Named Powderville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Powderville - it's located in South Carolina.

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

Communities near Powderville ...

We have created a list of 6 communities that are near Powderville.

  • Olive [Powder River County]
  • Broadus [Powder River County]
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    • Broadus [Powder River County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the southwest of Powderville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 463 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Broadus have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Broadus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Broadus<5>
  • Volborg [Custer County]
  • Ekalaka [Carter County]
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    • Ekalaka [Carter County] lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the east of Powderville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 367 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ekalaka have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ekalaka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ekalaka<5>
  • Boyes [Carter County]
  • Hammond [Carter 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 Powderville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Powderville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Powderville ...

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

Adding Powderville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Powderville 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 Powderville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Powderville on our Genealogy Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Powder River, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Powderville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Powderville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Powderville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Powderville) 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 Powderville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PowdervilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Powderville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7591, Longitude: -105.1161    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






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