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Blaine County, Montana


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Statistics & Facts

The Montana state capital is Helena.
The population of Chinook is approximately 1,386 (2000), 1203 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 599 (2010).
The amount of land area in Chinook is 1.333 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Chinook is 0.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Chinook to Washington DC is 1829 miles.
The distance to the Montana state capital is 194 miles. (as the crow flies)
Chinook is positioned 48.59 degrees north of the equator and 109.23 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Chinook elevation is 2,438 feet above sea level.
Chinook median income is $ 25,461 (2000).
The Chinook median home price is $ 57,800 (2000).
Chinook average annual precipitation is 13.1 inches peryear.
Chinook average annual snowfall is 43.8 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 12.7 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 44.4 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 68.6 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 43.2 degrees F.


in far north-central Montana. It is about 160 miles northeast of Great Falls. Nearby communities include Lohman, Zurich and Havre North. Travelers often go through Chinook on Highway 2 on their way to and from Glacier National Park.

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Blaine County Museum
P.O. Box 927
501 Indiana Ave
Chinook, MT 59523
Phone: 406-357-2590
Please call ahead for hours of operation

Bear Paw Battlefield
16 miles south of Chinook, MT on County Route 240
The Blaine County Museum acts as a visitor's center for the Battlefield
501 Indiana Ave
Chinook, MT 59523
Phone: 406-357-2590
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Economy & Industry

farming and ranching are the mainstays of the local economy.
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Chinook City Government

Chinook is the county seat of Blaine County

Chinook Chamber

Chinook Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 744
Chinook, MT 59523

Chinook Organizations

Chinook Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 744
Chinook, MT 59523

Chinook Schools

Schools in Chinook include Meadowlark Elementary School and Chinook Junior-Senior High School. Chinook


The population of Chinook was:
2000 - 1,386
2002 - 1,362 (estimate)

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