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Welcome to Ryegate ...

The town of Ryegate is located in Golden Valley County<1> and is the County Seat for Golden Valley County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ryegate has a population of 235 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Ryegate.

Ryegate is 3,640 feet [1,109 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Ryegate is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

Ryegate is located in the (406) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ryegate had an population of 235 people. This is a decrease of 4.08% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.31% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ryegate had a population of 245 people (which is 27.71% of the total population of Golden Valley County). This makes Ryegate the county's most populous community.

The population of Ryegate represents 0.02% of the population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 100th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 245 people, the population of Ryegate decreased 8.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 268 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ryegate.

Communities Also Named Ryegate ...

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

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

Communities near Ryegate ...

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

  • Lavina (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lavina
    • Lavina lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Ryegate and is located in Golden Valley County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 168 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lavina have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lavina
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lavina<6>
  • Shawmut (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Hedgesville (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hedgesville
    • Hedgesville lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Ryegate and is located in Wheatland County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hedgesville
  • Broadview (22 miles [35.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Broadview
    • Broadview lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Ryegate and is located in Yellowstone County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 182 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Broadview
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Broadview<6>
  • Rapelje (22 miles [35.4 km] to the south)
  • Harlowton (29 miles [46.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harlowton
    • Harlowton lies 29 miles [46.7 km]<5> to the west of Ryegate and is located in Wheatland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 998 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harlowton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harlowton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harlowton<6>
  • Comanche (30 miles [48.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Comanche
    • Comanche lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Ryegate and is located in Yellowstone County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Comanche
  • Molt (33 miles [53.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Judith Gap (35 miles [56.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Judith Gap
    • Judith Gap lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Ryegate and is located in Wheatland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 127 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Judith Gap
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Judith Gap<6>
  • Melville (35 miles [56.3 km] to the west)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ryegate ...

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ryegate. 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 Golden Valley, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ryegate.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ryegate - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ryegate) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ryegate. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RyegateOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ryegate. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.2986, Longitude: -109.2533       In this case, the coordinates for Ryegate 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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