Brockway, Montana

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Brockway, Montana
Unincorporated community
Brockway, Montana is located in Montana
Brockway, Montana
Brockway, Montana
Location within the state of Montana
Coordinates: 47°17′59″N 105°45′47″W / 47.29972°N 105.76306°W / 47.29972; -105.76306Coordinates: 47°17′59″N 105°45′47″W / 47.29972°N 105.76306°W / 47.29972; -105.76306
Country United States
State Montana
County McCone
Population (2000)
 • Total 140
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)

Brockway is an unincorporated community in southern McCone County, Montana, United States located near the Redwater River. At the 2000 census,[1] the Brockway area had a population of approximately 140 people.[2] Brockway is located near the junction of Montana Highway 200 and Montana Secondary Highway 253 along the recently designated Big Sky Back Country Byway,[3][4] approximately 10 miles southwest of Circle, Montana. Brockway is home to the annual Brockway Dairy Day Rodeo.

History[edit]

The town "became a major livestock shipping point reaching number one in the U.S. in 1934," according to historical marker author Bob Fletcher.[5]

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Brockway has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ Covers Census Tract 9540, Blocks 1023, 1033-1059, and 1071, See U.S. Census Table.
  3. ^ "Big Sky Back Country Byway". Federal Highway Administration, United States Department of Transportation. Retrieved 2007-01-30. 
  4. ^ "Big Sky Back Country Byway". Travel Montana, State of Montana. Retrieved 2007-01-30. 
  5. ^ Wilson, Kurt (2014-11-02). "Roadside Wanderings: Resilient northeastern Montana". Missoulian. Retrieved 2014-11-02. 
  6. ^ Climate Summary for Brockway, Montana

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