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Welcome to Teigen ...

Teigen is located in Petroleum County<1>.



The pronunciation of Teigen: TAY-gun<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Teigen, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1914.

Teigen is 3,190 feet [972 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Teigen is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Teigen: (406)

Communities near Teigen ...

We have created a list of 7 communities that are near Teigen.

  • Winnett
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winnett have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winnett
    • Winnett is located in Petroleum County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 190 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winnett <5>
  • Grass Range
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grass Range have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grass Range
    • Grass Range is located in Fergus County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 105 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grass Range <5>
  • Forestgrove
    (23 miles [37 km] to the west)
  • Roy
    (26 miles [41.8 km] to the northwest)
  • Cat Creek
    (27 miles [43.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cat Creek
    • Cat Creek is located in Petroleum County
  • Fort Maginnis ‑ Historic
    (27 miles [43.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Maginnis came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<6>
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Maginnis
    • Fort Maginnis is located in Fergus County
  • Giltedge ‑ Historic
    (29 miles [46.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Giltedge
    • Giltedge is located in Fergus 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 Teigen. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Teigen.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Teigen ...

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

Adding Teigen to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Teigen in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Teigen was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Teigen post office opened in 1914.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Teigen.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Teigen. 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 Petroleum, 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 Teigen. 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 Teigen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>If we 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.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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