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Welcome to Sumatra ...

Sumatra is located in Rosebud County<1>.

The pronunciation of Sumatra: suh-MAH-truh<2>

Sumatra is 3,200 feet [975 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Sumatra is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Sumatra is within the boundaries of the (406) area code.

Communities Also Named Sumatra ...

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

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

Communities near Sumatra ...

We have created a list of 9 communities that are near Sumatra.

  • Melstone [Musselshell County]
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    • Melstone [Musselshell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Sumatra
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 111 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Melstone have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Melstone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Melstone<6>
  • Ingomar [Rosebud County]
  • Musselshell [Musselshell County]
  • Hysham [Treasure County]
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    • Hysham [Treasure County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Sumatra
    • 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>
  • Continue List   (5 more) ...
    • Myers [Treasure County]
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      • Myers [Treasure County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the south of Sumatra
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Myers have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myers
    • Mosby [Garfield County]
    • Bighorn [Treasure County]
    • Custer [Yellowstone County]
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      • Custer [Yellowstone County] lies 33 miles [53.1 km]<4> to the south of Sumatra
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Custer have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Custer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Custer<6>
    • Sand Springs [Garfield 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 Sumatra. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sumatra.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sumatra ...

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

Adding Sumatra to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sumatra 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 Sumatra was on a map titled Map of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming (from Rand McNally, 1925).

We also found Sumatra on a map titled Shell Oil Map of Montana (1951).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sumatra. 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 Rosebud, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Sumatra. 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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sumatra - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sumatra) 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 Sumatra. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SumatraOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sumatra. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.6182, Longitude: -107.5508    
<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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