Savage, Montana

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Savage, Montana
Savage, Montana is located in Montana
Savage, Montana
Savage, Montana
Savage, Montana is located in the United States
Savage, Montana
Savage, Montana
Coordinates: 47°27′13″N 104°20′34″W / 47.45361°N 104.34278°W / 47.45361; -104.34278Coordinates: 47°27′13″N 104°20′34″W / 47.45361°N 104.34278°W / 47.45361; -104.34278
CountryUnited States
StateMontana
CountyRichland
Elevation
1,985 ft (605 m)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
59262
Area code(s)406
GNIS feature ID776236[1]

Savage is an unincorporated community in Richland County, Montana, United States. Savage is located on the Yellowstone River and Montana Highway 16 20 miles (32 km) south-southwest of Sidney.

History[edit]

Savage is named for H. M. Savage, supervising engineer for the U. S. Reclamation Service. For many years it was a busy shipping point for grain farmers and river-bottom beet growers.[2] Sugar beet farms benefited with the opening of a sugar beet factory in Sidney in 1925.

Recreation[edit]

Basic services are available in the community and boating access to the Yellowstone River is nearby.

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Savage has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Savage, Montana
  2. ^ Cheney’s Names on the Face of Montana, Mountain Press Publishing Company
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Savage, Montana