Wheatland, Montana

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Wheatland, Montana
Census-designated place
Wheatland is located in Montana
Wheatland
Wheatland
Coordinates: 45°54′12″N 111°36′0″W / 45.90333°N 111.60000°W / 45.90333; -111.60000Coordinates: 45°54′12″N 111°36′0″W / 45.90333°N 111.60000°W / 45.90333; -111.60000
Country United States
State Montana
County Broadwater
Area
 • Total 76.2 sq mi (197.3 km2)
 • Land 75.6 sq mi (195.9 km2)
 • Water 0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
Elevation 4,175 ft (1,273 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 568
 • Density 8/sq mi (2.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
Area code(s) 406
FIPS code 30-79695
GNIS feature ID 2583865

Wheatland is a census-designated place (CDP) in Broadwater County, Montana, United States. The population was 568 according to the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Wheatland occupies a large area in the southern end of Broadwater County. U.S. Route 287 runs north-south through the CDP, intersecting Interstate 90 at that highway's Exit 274. Montana Highway 2 leads east across the Jefferson River to the city of Three Forks in Gallatin County.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Wheatland CDP has a total area of 76.2 square miles (197.3 km2), of which 75.6 square miles (195.9 km2) is land and 0.58 square miles (1.5 km2), or 0.74%, is water.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Wheatland CDP, Montana". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 26, 2013.