Hammond, Montana

Hammond is an unincorporated community in Carter County, Montana, United States. It is located approximately 30 miles (48 km) southeast of the town of Broadus along U.S. Highway 212. Its elevation is 3,711 feet.

Hammond, Montana
CountryUnited States
StateMontana
CountyCarter
Time zoneMountain (MST)
 • Summer (DST)MDT
Area code(s)406

In the 21st century, Hammond has consisted only of an active post office and a rancher's home. Three other buildings along the highway are abandoned and deteriorated beyond use. Hammond is located in the southeast corner of the state, near the Montana-Wyoming border between the unincorporated communities of Boyes and Alzada in Carter County. Hammond is 61 miles (98 km) southwest of the Carter County seat, Ekalaka. The area around Hammond is mostly ranchland.[1]

ClimateEdit

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Hammond has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hammond".
  2. ^ Climate Summary for Alzada, Montana

Coordinates: 45°13′32″N 104°55′05″W / 45.22556°N 104.91806°W / 45.22556; -104.91806