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Deer Lodge
Powell County, Montana


"Museum Capital of Southwestern Montana"

Page Contents for Deer Lodge, Montana

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.


Statistics & Facts

The Montana state capital is Helena.
The population of Deer Lodge is approximately 6,620 (1998), 3111 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,234 (1990), 1386 (2010).
The amount of land area in Deer Lodge is 3.676 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Deer Lodge to Washington DC is 1957 miles.
The distance to the Montana state capital is 37 miles. (as the crow flies)
Deer Lodge is positioned 46.39 degrees north of the equator and 112.73 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Deer Lodge per capita income is $ 12,139.
Deer Lodge median income is $ 25,484.


on Interstate 90 between Butte and Missoula.
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History & History Related Items

A history page for Deer Lodge.

How Deer Lodge was named - taken from the history page. For much more historical information, see the above history link.
"Deer Lodge earned its name from a thermal spring that gave off largeamounts of vapor and built up a cone almost 40 feet high. From a distancethe cone and vapor resembled an Indian lodge with smoke rising from it.Many Deer often frequented the area to feed; thus, the name Deer Lodge."
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Lots of information about Deer Lodge

Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site
P.O. Box 790
Deer Lodge, MT 59722
Phone: 406-846-3388
Headquarters (weekdays only) 406-846-2070
The ranch is maintained today as a working ranch and includes 1,500 acres and 90 structures.
This is the only National historic Site dedicated to the cowboy and cattlemen. It displays exhibits and memorabilia, along with equipment used in the Western cattle industry from the 1850s through modern times.
Here is another site about the ranch.

The old Territorial Prison
See the website for current days and hours when the Prison is open. This museum is NOT open year-round.

The new Frontier Montana Museum in Deer Lodge
Opened in 1994, this museum houses two of the finest collections of western memorabilia in the entire country.

Things to see and do in Deer Lodge and the area.

Montana Gallery of Fine Art
See great examples of all types of mediums at this premier gallery of fine art.
P.O. Box 871
Deer Lodge, MT 59722
Phone: 406-846-2877
Toll-free: 800-846-8340
Fax: 406-846-1373
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Deer Lodge City Government

Powell County Progress
A county development web site with school descriptions and addresses
This Economic Development Corporation was created topromote and to develop small business, tourism, employmentand other economic and social opportunities; assistcommunities in planning public works projects and coordinatepublic and private investments.Phone: 406-846-2353
300 Main Street
Deer Lodge, MT 59722

Deer Lodge Chamber

Powell County Chamber of Commerce
1171 Main Street
Deer Lodge, MT 59722
Phone: 406 846 2094
Fax: 406 846 2094

Deer Lodge Organizations

Powell County Chamber of Commerce
1171 Main Street
Deer Lodge, MT 59722
Phone: 406 846 2094
Fax: 406 846 2094
Email: Deer Lodge


The population of Deer Lodge was:
1990 - 3,378
1998 -6,620

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