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Welcome to Saint Ignatius ...

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

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

The pronunciation of Saint Ignatius: ig-NAY-shus<3>

A typical abbreviation for Saint Ignatius: St. Ignatius

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Saint Ignatius has a population of 832 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Saint Ignatius is 2,930 feet [893 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the elevation of Saint Ignatius is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Saint Ignatius lies within the (406) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Saint Ignatius had an population of 832 people. This is a decrease of 1.19% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.58% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saint Ignatius had a population of 842 people. This makes Saint Ignatius the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Saint Ignatius represents 0.09% of the population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 61st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 842 people, the population of Saint Ignatius increased 6.85% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 788 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Saint Ignatius.

Adding Saint Ignatius to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities near Saint Ignatius ...

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

  • Ronan [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ronan
    • Ronan [Lake County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Saint Ignatius
    • 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<7>
  • Ravalli [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ravalli
    • Ravalli [Lake County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Saint Ignatius
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravalli have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravalli
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravalli<7>
  • Moiese [Lake County]
  • Agency [Sanders County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Agency
    • Agency [Sanders County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Saint Ignatius
    • 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
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Charlo [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charlo
      • Charlo [Lake County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Saint Ignatius
      • 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<7>
    • Kicking Horse [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kicking Horse
      • Kicking Horse [Lake County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Saint Ignatius
      • 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
    • Old Agency [Sanders County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Agency
      • Old Agency [Sanders County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Saint Ignatius
      • 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
    • Arlee [Lake County]
    • Dixon [Sanders County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dixon
      • Dixon [Sanders County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Saint Ignatius
      • 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<7>
    • Evaro [Missoula County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evaro
      • Evaro [Missoula County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Saint Ignatius
      • 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 Saint Ignatius. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Saint Ignatius.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Ignatius ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Saint Ignatius. 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 Saint Ignatius. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Saint Ignatius.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saint Ignatius - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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- Saint Ignatius) 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 Saint Ignatius. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint IgnatiusOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Ignatius. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.3185, Longitude: -114.0955       In this case, the coordinates for Saint Ignatius have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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