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Welcome to Racetrack ...

Racetrack is located in Powell County<1> (at the time of its founding, Racetrack was located in Deer Lodge County).

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

Racetrack is 4,690 feet [1,430 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Racetrack is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

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

Racetrack is within the (406) area code.

Communities Also Named Racetrack ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Racetrack - it's located in Texas.

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

Communities near Racetrack ...

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

  • Anaconda-Deer Lodge County [Deer Lodge County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anaconda-Deer Lodge County
    • Anaconda-Deer Lodge County [Deer Lodge County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Racetrack
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,204 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anaconda-Deer Lodge County came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anaconda-Deer Lodge County
  • Deer Lodge [Powell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Lodge
    • Deer Lodge [Powell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Racetrack
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,805 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer Lodge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deer Lodge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deer Lodge<6>
  • Walkerville [Silver Bow County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walkerville
    • Walkerville [Silver Bow County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Racetrack
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 715 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walkerville<6>
  • Warm Springs [Deer Lodge County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warm Springs
    • Warm Springs [Deer Lodge County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Racetrack
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warm Springs
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Emery [Powell County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emery
      • Emery [Powell County] was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Racetrack
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emery have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Mine Creek [Deer Lodge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mine Creek
      • Mine Creek [Deer Lodge County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Racetrack
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mine Creek
    • Anaconda [Deer Lodge County]
    • Fairmont Hot Springs [Silver Bow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairmont Hot Springs
      • Fairmont Hot Springs [Silver Bow County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Racetrack
      • Fairmont Hot Springs has also been known as:
      • Gregson Fairmont Hot Springs
      • Gregson Hot Springs
      • Gregson Springs
      • Gregson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairmont Hot Springs
    • Gregson [Deer Lodge County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gregson
      • Gregson [Deer Lodge County] was located 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Racetrack
    • Stump Town [Deer Lodge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stump Town
      • Stump Town [Deer Lodge County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Racetrack
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stump Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stump Town

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Racetrack ...

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

Adding Racetrack to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Montana

About Powell County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Powell, 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 Racetrack - 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' (or 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- Racetrack) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Racetrack. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2788, Longitude: -112.7487       In this case, the coordinates for Racetrack have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<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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