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Rosebud, Montana

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Welcome to Rosebud ...

Rosebud is located in Rosebud County<1> (at the time of its founding, Rosebud was located in Custer County).

Rosebud is 2,480 feet [756 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Rosebud is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Rosebud: (406)

The ZIP code for Rosebud: 59347<3>

Communities Also Named Rosebud ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Rosebud - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arizona, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (3), Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina (3), Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Rosebud ...

We have created a list of 5 communities that are near Rosebud.

  • Forsyth (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
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    • Forsyth lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Rosebud and is located in Rosebud County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,752 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forsyth have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forsyth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forsyth<6>
  • Colstrip (28 miles [45.1 km] to the south)
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    • Colstrip lies 28 miles [45.1 km]<4> to the south of Rosebud and is located in Rosebud County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,217 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colstrip<6>
  • Miles City (30 miles [48.3 km] to the east)
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    • Miles City lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the east of Rosebud and is located in Custer County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,181 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Miles City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Miles City<6>
  • Angela (33 miles [53.1 km] to the north)
  • Hysham (37 miles [59.5 km] to the west)
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    • Hysham lies 37 miles [59.5 km]<4> to the west of Rosebud and is located in Treasure County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 307 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hysham have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hysham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hysham<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rosebud ...

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

Adding Rosebud to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Rosebud

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Montana

About Rosebud County

About Montana

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Rosebud, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rosebud - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Rosebud). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rosebud or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Rosebud) 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 Rosebud. 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 RosebudOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rosebud. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2746, Longitude: -106.4446    
<5>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.
<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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