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Welcome to Willow Creek ...

Willow Creek is located in Gallatin County<1>.

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

Willow Creek is 4,160 feet [1,268 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Willow Creek is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

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

The area code for Willow Creek: (406)

The ZIP code for Willow Creek: 59760<3>

Communities Also Named Willow Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Willow Creek - they are located in Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Nevada (2), New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Saskatchewan, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah (3), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Willow Creek ...

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

  • Three Forks [Gallatin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Forks
    • Three Forks [Gallatin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Willow Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,043 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Forks have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Forks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Three Forks<6>
  • Manhattan [Gallatin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manhattan
    • Manhattan [Gallatin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Willow Creek
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,917 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manhattan have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manhattan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manhattan<6>
  • Harrison [Madison County]
  • Copper City [Broadwater County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Copper City
    • Copper City [Broadwater County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Willow Creek
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Copper City have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Copper City
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cardwell [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cardwell
      • Cardwell [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Willow Creek
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cardwell have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cardwell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cardwell<6>
    • Jefferson Island [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson Island
      • Jefferson Island [Madison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Willow Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson Island
    • Arnold [Gallatin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arnold
      • Arnold [Gallatin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Willow Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arnold
    • Amsterdam [Gallatin County]
    • Pony [Madison County] - Historic
    • Amsterdam-Churchill [Gallatin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amsterdam-Churchill
      • Amsterdam-Churchill [Gallatin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Willow Creek
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amsterdam-Churchill

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Willow Creek ...

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

Adding Willow Creek to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Montana

About Gallatin County

About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Gallatin County: www.co.gallatin.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 Gallatin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Willow Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Willow Creek). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Willow Creek or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Willow 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 Willow Creek. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Willow CreekOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Willow Creek. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.8261, Longitude: -111.6450    
<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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