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Welcome to Ravalli ...

Ravalli is located in Lake County<1> (at the time of its founding, Ravalli was located in Missoula County).

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

The pronunciation of Ravalli: rah-VAL-ee<3>

Ravalli is 2,710 feet [826 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Ravalli is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you leave Ravalli and travel west, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

Ravalli is within the (406) area code.

Communities near Ravalli ...

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

  • Ronan (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
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    • Ronan lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Ravalli and is located in Lake County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,167 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ronan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ronan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ronan<6>
  • Saint Ignatius (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Ignatius
    • Saint Ignatius lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Ravalli and is located in Lake County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 842 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Ignatius have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Ignatius
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Ignatius<6>
  • Agency (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Agency
    • Agency lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Ravalli and is located in Sanders County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Agency have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Agency
  • Dixon (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dixon
    • Dixon lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Ravalli and is located in Sanders County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dixon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dixon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dixon<6>
  • Old Agency (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Agency
    • Old Agency lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Ravalli and is located in Sanders County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Agency have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Agency
  • Moiese (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Arlee (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Charlo (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charlo
    • Charlo lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Ravalli and is located in Lake County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charlo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charlo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charlo<6>
  • Kicking Horse (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kicking Horse
    • Kicking Horse lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Ravalli and is located in Lake County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kicking Horse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kicking Horse
  • Evaro (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evaro
    • Evaro lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Ravalli and is located in Missoula County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evaro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evaro

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ravalli ...

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

Adding Ravalli to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Ravalli

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About Lake County

About Montana

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

The official website for Lake County: www.lakecounty-mt.org/

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 Lake, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Ravalli. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ravalli - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ravalli) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ravalli. 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 RavalliOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ravalli. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.2772, Longitude: -114.1807       In this case, the coordinates for Ravalli 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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