Yaak, Montana

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Yaak, Montana
Yaak, Montana is located in Montana
Yaak, Montana
Yaak, Montana
Yaak, Montana is located in the United States
Yaak, Montana
Yaak, Montana
Coordinates: 48°49′59″N 115°42′32″W / 48.83306°N 115.70889°W / 48.83306; -115.70889Coordinates: 48°49′59″N 115°42′32″W / 48.83306°N 115.70889°W / 48.83306; -115.70889
CountryUnited States
 • Total28.122 sq mi (72.84 km2)
 • Land27.846 sq mi (72.12 km2)
 • Water0.276 sq mi (0.71 km2)
2,986 ft (910 m)
 • Total248
 • Density8.8/sq mi (3.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
Area code(s)406
GNIS feature ID778715[3]

Yaak is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Lincoln County, Montana,[3] United States. It is located along the Yaak River, within the Kootenai National Forest. As of the 2010 census, its population was 248.[2]

It has frequently been noted on lists of unusual place names.[4]


This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Yaak has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[5]


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  3. ^ a b "Yaak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  4. ^ Parker, Quentin (2010). Welcome to Horneytown, North Carolina, Population: 15: An insider's guide to 201 of the world's weirdest and wildest places. Adams Media. pp. xii.
  5. ^ Climate Summary for Yaak, Montana

External links[edit]

  • The Yaak Business Directory [1]
  • Montana: The Lights Go On In the Yaak River Valley [2]