Edgar, Montana

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Edgar, Montana
Census-designated place
Edgar is located in Montana
Edgar
Edgar
Edgar is located in the US
Edgar
Edgar
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
Country United States
State Montana
County Carbon
Area[1]
 • Total 0.68 sq mi (1.77 km2)
 • Land 0.68 sq mi (1.77 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 3,474 ft (1,059 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 114
 • Density 167/sq mi (64.4/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 59026
Area code(s) 406
GNIS feature ID 771137[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] Although it is unincorporated, Edgar has a post office with a ZIP code of 59026.[4]. The post office was established May 28, 1909 with John J. Thornton as its first postmaster.[5]

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.

References[edit]

  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. 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.