Amsterdam, Montana

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Amsterdam, Montana
CDP
Location of Amsterdam-Churchill, Montana
Location of Amsterdam-Churchill, Montana
Coordinates: 45°44′18″N 111°20′20″W / 45.73833°N 111.33889°W / 45.73833; -111.33889Coordinates: 45°44′18″N 111°20′20″W / 45.73833°N 111.33889°W / 45.73833; -111.33889
Country United States
State Montana
County Gallatin
Area
 • Total 2.725 sq mi (7.056 km2)
 • Land 2.707 sq mi (7.010 km2)
 • Water 0.018 sq mi (0.046 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 180
 • Density 66/sq mi (26/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
Area code(s) 406
FIPS code 30-01550

Amsterdam is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin County, Montana, United States. The population was 180 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Bozeman, MT Micropolitan Statistical Area. It was formerly part of the Amsterdam-Churchill CDP.

Geography[edit]

Amsterdam is located at 45°44′18″N 111°20′20″W / 45.73833°N 111.33889°W / 45.73833; -111.33889 (45.738262, -111.339096).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.0 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

History[edit]

Originally called Walrath for farmer A. J. Walrath, Amsterdam was established in 1911 by the Northern Pacific Railway on a branch line between Manhattan and Anceney. The railroad changed the name to Amsterdam because of the large number of Dutch settlers who had moved to the area in the 1890s to grow malting barley to supply the Manhattan Malting Company.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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