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Although we found mention of Rocky Springs during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Over time, we expect to discover additional information that will be added to our Gazetteer..

One piece of information that we would especially like to find is the location (ie- GPS coordinates) of Rocky Springs. If you can help us locate Rocky Springs, please Contact Us.


About Rocky Springs (Click for our profile page)

Located in: Chouteau County (see below)

Typical Abbreviation: Rocky Spgs.

Time Zone: Rocky Springs lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT)

Telephone Area Code: (406)


About Chouteau County

The community of Fort Benton is the County Seat for Chouteau County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Lake)

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:<2>     5,681   (2.27% decrease since 2010)  
2010     5,813   (2.63% decrease since 2000)
2000:     5,970

Total Area:<3>   3,996 sq. miles [10,351.5 km²]

Housing Units: <4>   2,879

Official Website:   www.co.chouteau.mt.us/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Chouteau

GNIS ID:   1719619

FIPS State / County Code:   30 / 015

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Rocky Springs)


About Montana

From the US Census

Population

YearPopulation
2019 Est:     1,070,123   (8.16% increase since 2010)  
2010:     989,415   (9.67% increase since 2000)
2000:     902,195

Websites for State of Montana

Official Website:   https://mt.gov/

Tourism:   https://www.visitmt.com/

Parks:   stateparks.mt.gov/

Fishing & Hunting:   fwp.mt.gov/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Montana

GNIS ID:   767982

FIPS State:   30

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Rocky Springs)

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About Chouteau County

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The official website for Chouteau County: www.co.chouteau.mt.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Rocky Springs and then turned west". While Rocky Springs could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Rocky Springs as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Miller Creek to see Pete ... Miller Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Rocky Springs could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

Since confusion between counties is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Montana community named Rocky Springs.
<2>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2019.
<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Rocky Springs. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.
<4>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).




 

 

 


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