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Welcome to Trout Creek ...

Trout Creek is located in Sanders County<1> (at the time of its founding, Trout Creek was located in Missoula County).

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

A typical abbreviation for Trout Creek: Trout Crk. (or less commonly used: Trout Ck. or Trout Cr.)

Trout Creek is 2,370 feet [722 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Trout Creek is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Note: If you travel west from Trout Creek (for example, toward Athol (ID)), you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).

The area code for Trout Creek: (406)

Communities Also Named Trout Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Trout Creek - they are located in British Columbia, Michigan, New York, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, Texas and Utah.

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

Communities near Trout Creek ...

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

  • Noxon [Sanders County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Noxon
    • Noxon [Sanders County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Trout Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Noxon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Noxon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Noxon<5>
  • Smead [Sanders County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smead
    • Smead [Sanders County] was located 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Trout Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Murray [Shoshone County]
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    • Murray [Shoshone County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Trout Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murray have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murray
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murray<5>
  • Thompson Falls [Sanders County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thompson Falls
    • Thompson Falls [Sanders County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the southeast of Trout Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,432 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompson Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompson Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thompson Falls<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Heron [Sanders County]
    • Carbon Center [Shoshone County]
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      • Carbon Center [Shoshone County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the southwest of Trout Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carbon Center
    • Burke [Shoshone County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burke
      • Burke [Shoshone County] was located 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Trout Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burke have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Frisco [Shoshone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frisco
      • Frisco [Shoshone County] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<4> to the southwest of Trout Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frisco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frisco
    • Cabinet [Bonner County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cabinet
      • Cabinet [Bonner County] was located 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Trout Creek
    • Mullan [Shoshone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mullan
      • Mullan [Shoshone County] lies 27 miles [43.5 km]<4> to the south of Trout Creek
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 691 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mullan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mullan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mullan<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Trout Creek ...

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

Adding Trout Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Trout Creek on a map titled Hixson Map of Montana (1950).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Sanders County: www.co.sanders.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 Sanders, 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 Trout Creek - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Trout Creek) 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 Trout Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Trout CreekOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trout Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.8369, Longitude: -115.5982       In this case, the coordinates for Trout Creek 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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