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Welcome to Trask ...

Trask is located in Jefferson County<1>.

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

Trask is 6,300 feet [1,920 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Trask is about 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.

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

Trask is located in the (406) area code.

Communities Also Named Trask ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Trask - they are located in Indiana, Missouri and South Carolina.

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

Communities near Trask ...

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

  • Butte - Silver Bow [Silver Bow County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Butte - Silver Bow
    • Butte - Silver Bow [Silver Bow County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Trask
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,207 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butte - Silver Bow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butte - Silver Bow
  • Boulder [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boulder
    • Boulder [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Trask
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,291 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boulder
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boulder<5>
  • Walkerville [Silver Bow County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walkerville
    • Walkerville [Silver Bow County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Trask
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 715 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Walkerville<5>
  • Elk Park [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elk Park
    • Elk Park [Jefferson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Trask
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elk Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elk Park
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • North Walkerville [Silver Bow County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Walkerville
      • North Walkerville [Silver Bow County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Trask
    • Butte [Silver Bow County]
    • Williamsburg [Silver Bow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamsburg
      • Williamsburg [Silver Bow County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Trask
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsburg
    • Basin [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Basin
      • Basin [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Trask
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Basin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Basin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Basin<5>
    • Janney [Silver Bow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Janney
      • Janney [Silver Bow County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Trask
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Janney
    • Ramsay [Silver Bow 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 Trask. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Trask.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Trask ...

Looking for more information about Trask? 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 Trask, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Trask.

Adding Trask to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.co.jefferson.mt.us/

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 Jefferson, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Trask - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Trask) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trask. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.1027, Longitude: -112.4172       In this case, the coordinates for Trask have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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