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Scobey, Montana

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Welcome to Scobey ...

The city of Scobey is located in Daniels County<1> and is the County Seat for Daniels County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Scobey has a population of 970 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Scobey is 2,480 feet [756 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Scobey is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Scobey is within the (406) area code.

The ZIP code for Scobey: 59263<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Scobey had an population of 970 people. This is a decrease of 4.62% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.35% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Scobey had a population of 1,017 people (which is 58.08% of the total population of Daniels County). This makes Scobey the county's most populous community.

The population of Scobey represents 0.1% of the population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 54th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,017 people, the population of Scobey decreased 6.01% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,082 people).

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

Communities Also Named Scobey ...

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

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

Communities near Scobey ...

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

  • Flaxville [Daniels County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flaxville
    • Flaxville [Daniels County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Scobey
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 65 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flaxville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flaxville<6>
  • Four Buttes [Daniels County]
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    • Four Buttes [Daniels County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Scobey
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  • Whitetail [Daniels County]
  • Peerless [Daniels County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • East Poplar
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      • East Poplar lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Scobey
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Poplar
    • Redstone [Sheridan County]
    • Coronach
    • Daleview [Sheridan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daleview
      • Daleview [Sheridan County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the east of Scobey
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daleview
    • Big Beaver
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      • Big Beaver lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Scobey
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Big Beaver
    • Richland [Valley County]

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

We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Scobey. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Scobey.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scobey ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Daniels, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Scobey.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Scobey - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 city (such as Scobey). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Scobey or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Scobey) 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 Scobey. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ScobeyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scobey. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.7905, Longitude: -105.4200    
<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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