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Welcome to Prairie Dale ...

So far, we have found very little information about Prairie Dale. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Prairie Dale to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Prairie Dale, please Contact Us.


Prairie Dale would have been located within present day Carter County<2>.

The location of Prairie Dale has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<3>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Prairie Dale is 3,240 feet [988 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Prairie Dale is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: The area where Prairie Dale was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Prairie Dale once stood is in the (406) area code.

Communities near Prairie Dale ...

We have created a list of 7 communities that are near Prairie Dale.

  • Ekalaka [Carter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ekalaka
    • Ekalaka [Carter County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Prairie Dale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 367 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ekalaka have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ekalaka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ekalaka<6>
  • Capitol [Carter County]
  • Camp Crook [Harding County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camp Crook
    • Camp Crook [Harding County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<5> to the east of Prairie Dale
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 66 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camp Crook have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camp Crook
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Crook<6>
  • Powderville [Powder River County]
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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 Prairie Dale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Prairie Dale.

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Montana

About Carter County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Prairie Dale, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Carter, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Prairie Dale - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Prairie Dale) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Prairie Dale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.6972, Longitude: -104.5033       In this case, the coordinates for Prairie Dale 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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