Jocko Valley

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Jocko Valley Public Library sign, in English and Salish.

Coordinates: 47°14′30″N 114°10′09″W / 47.24167°N 114.16917°W / 47.24167; -114.16917 The Jocko Valley is located in western Montana in the northwestern United States. It is located on land of the Flathead Indian Reservation.

The valley was named for Jacques Raphael Finlay, a trapper and fur trader in the area during 1806-1809.

The Jocko Valley was the site of flooding in June 2011, when the Jocko River overflowed its banks as a result of a "200% of average" snowpack combined with heavy precipitation.[1]


  1. ^ Azure, B.L. (2011-06-16). "Jocko Valley awash in water but intense reaction limited damage". Char-Koosta News - Official Newspaper of the Salish and Kootenai Tribes. Retrieved 2013-01-24.