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Welcome to Pownal ...

Pownal is located in Fergus County<1>.

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

Pownal is 3,140 feet [957 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Pownal is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Pownal lies within the (406) area code.

Communities Also Named Pownal ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Pownal - they are located in Maine, Prince Edward Island and Vermont.

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

Communities near Pownal ...

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

  • Stanford [Judith Basin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanford
    • Stanford [Judith Basin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Pownal
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 389 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanford<5>
  • Geraldine [Chouteau County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geraldine
    • Geraldine [Chouteau County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Pownal
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 251 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geraldine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geraldine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geraldine<5>
  • Denton [Fergus County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Denton
    • Denton [Fergus County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Pownal
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 234 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Denton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Denton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denton<5>
  • Arrow Creek [Judith Basin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arrow Creek
    • Arrow Creek [Judith Basin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Pownal
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arrow Creek
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Coffee Creek [Fergus County]
    • Geyser [Judith Basin County]
    • Windham [Judith Basin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windham
      • Windham [Judith Basin County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the south of Pownal
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windham
    • Danvers [Fergus County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danvers
      • Danvers [Fergus County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the southeast of Pownal
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danvers
    • Raynesford [Judith Basin County]
    • Big Sag [Chouteau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Big Sag
      • Big Sag [Chouteau County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Pownal
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Sag

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pownal ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Fergus County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Fergus County: www.co.fergus.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 Fergus, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pownal - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pownal) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pownal. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.4125, Longitude: -110.1946       In this case, the coordinates for Pownal have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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