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Swiftcurrent, Montana

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Welcome to Swiftcurrent ...

Swiftcurrent is located in Glacier County<1>.

Swiftcurrent is 4,930 feet [1,503 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Swiftcurrent is about 1 mile [or 1½ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Swiftcurrent: (406)

Communities near Swiftcurrent ...

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

  • Rising Sun [Glacier County]
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    • Rising Sun [Glacier County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Swiftcurrent
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  • Babb [Glacier County]
  • Saint Mary [Glacier County]
  • Chief Mountain
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chief Mountain
    • Chief Mountain lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Swiftcurrent
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    • Carway
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      • Carway lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the northeast of Swiftcurrent
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carway came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
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    • Waterton Park
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      • Waterton Park lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<3> to the northwest of Swiftcurrent
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterton Park came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
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    • Beazer
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      • Beazer lies 23 miles [37 km]<3> to the north of Swiftcurrent
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beazer came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beazer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beazer<4>
    • Mountain View
    • Kiowa [Glacier County]
    • West Glacier [Flathead 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 Swiftcurrent. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Swiftcurrent.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Swiftcurrent ...

Looking for more information about Swiftcurrent? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Swiftcurrent, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Swiftcurrent.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Swiftcurrent. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Montana's counties, including Glacier, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Swiftcurrent - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Swiftcurrent) 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 Swiftcurrent. 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 SwiftcurrentOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swiftcurrent. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.7975, Longitude: -113.6760    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.






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