Yaak, Montana

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Yaak, Montana
Census-designated place & Unincorporated community
Yaak, Montana is located in Montana
Yaak, Montana
Yaak, Montana
Coordinates: 48°49′59″N 115°42′32″W / 48.83306°N 115.70889°W / 48.83306; -115.70889Coordinates: 48°49′59″N 115°42′32″W / 48.83306°N 115.70889°W / 48.83306; -115.70889
Country United States
State Montana
County Lincoln
 • Total 28.122 sq mi (72.84 km2)
 • Land 27.846 sq mi (72.12 km2)
 • Water 0.276 sq mi (0.71 km2)
Elevation 2,986 ft (910 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 248
 • Density 8.8/sq mi (3.4/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 406
GNIS feature ID 778715[3]

Yaak is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Lincoln County, Montana,[3] United States. It is located along the Yaak River, within the Kootenai National Forest. As of the 2010 census, its population was 248.[2]

It has frequently been noted on lists of unusual place names.[4]


This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Yaak has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[5]


External links[edit]

  • The Yaak Business Directory [1]
  • Montana: The Lights Go On In the Yaak River Valley [2]