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About Melstone, Montana

Melstone is a town in far eastern Musselshell County, Montana, United States, along U.S. Route 12. The population was 136 at the 2000 census. The town was established in 1908 as a base for operating crews on the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad, then under construction in Montana. Although the railroad was abandoned in 1980, Melstone survives as a community center for farmers and ranchers in the lower Musselshell River valley.

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Melstone Facts

  • Population Total: 136
  • Square Miles: 0.7
  • Area Code: 406
  • Elevation: 2940
  • Postal Codes: 59054
  • Timezone: Mountain