Edgar, Montana

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Edgar, Montana
Edgar is located in Montana
Edgar is located in the United States
Coordinates: 45°27′55″N 108°51′13″W / 45.46528°N 108.85361°W / 45.46528; -108.85361Coordinates: 45°27′55″N 108°51′13″W / 45.46528°N 108.85361°W / 45.46528; -108.85361
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.68 sq mi (1.77 km2)
 • Land0.68 sq mi (1.77 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
3,474 ft (1,059 m)
 • Total114
 • Density167/sq mi (64.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)406
GNIS feature ID771137[3]

Edgar is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Carbon County, Montana, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 114.[2] Edgar has a post office with a ZIP code 59026.[4] The post office was established May 28, 1909 with John J. Thornton as its first postmaster.[5] Thornton named the town after his brother.[6]

Edgar lies east of the intersection of U.S. Route 310 and Elwell Street. Edgar is south of Rockvale and northeast of Fromberg. Edgar is a small, agricultural community with a number of silos and elevators. It is also home to a bar & grill restaurant and some other services.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Edgar CDP, Montana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved October 8, 2014.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Edgar, Montana
  4. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  5. ^ Lutz, Dennis J (1986). Montana Post Offices & Postmasters.
  6. ^ "Edgar". Montana Place Names Companion. Montana Historical Society. Retrieved 2 April 2021.