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Rankin Place, Montana

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Welcome to Rankin Place ...

Rankin Place is located in Carbon County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Rankin Place: Rankin Pl. (or less commonly used: Rankin Plc.)

Rankin Place is 5,600 feet [1,707 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Rankin Place is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

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

Rankin Place is within the (406) area code.

Communities near Rankin Place ...

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

  • Red Lodge [Carbon County]
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    • Red Lodge [Carbon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Rankin Place
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,359 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Lodge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Lodge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Lodge<5>
  • Bearcreek [Carbon County]
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    • Bearcreek [Carbon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Rankin Place
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 86 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bearcreek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bearcreek<5>
  • Roscoe [Carbon County]
  • Dean [Stillwater County]
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    • Dean [Stillwater County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Rankin Place
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fishtail [Stillwater County]
    • Roberts [Carbon County]
    • Absarokee [Stillwater County]
    • Beehive [Stillwater County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beehive
      • Beehive [Stillwater County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Rankin Place
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beehive
    • Nye [Stillwater County]
    • Boyd [Carbon 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 Rankin Place. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rankin Place.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rankin Place ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Montana

About Carbon County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Carbon, 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 Rankin Place - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rankin Place) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rankin Place. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.2616, Longitude: -109.4924       In this case, the coordinates for Rankin Place 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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