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Historical Narratives

Gregory Townsite 1886
Gregory Town Site 1886

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Historical Narratives
Mining District Name/Number Alternative Mining District Names
AJAX - 1  
ALHAMBRA - 71 Warm Springs, Golconda
ALPS - 57  
AMAZON - 72  
ANTELOPE CREEK - 58  
ARGENTA - 2 Montana, Ermont
AUSTIN - 94 Greenhorn, Lewis and Clark
BALD MOUNTAIN - 3 Baldy Mountain
BANNACK - 4  
BARKER-HUGHSVILLE - 90  
BASIN - 73  
BASIN CREEK - 182 Highland
BEARPAW - 29  
BEAVER CREEK - 131 Elk Creek, Thompson Creek
BEAVER GULCH - 74  
BEAVERHEAD - 5 Dark Horse, Mulchy Creek
BIG BLACKFOOT - 156 Helmville, Blackman Hill
BIG FOOT - 76 State Creek
BIG MUDDY - 6  
BIG TIMBER CANYON - 194  
BISMARK - 114 Bismarck, Wilmah
BITTERROOT - 202  
BLACKTAIL - 7  
BLOODY DICK - 8 Beaverhead, Lemhi Pass, Bobbit
BLUE CLOUD - 95  
BLUE CREEK - 171 Heron
BLUE EYED NELLIE - 42 Silver lake, Warm Springs Creek,Johnson Basin, Olson Gulch
BLUE WING - 9   
BOB MARSHALL - 203  
BOULDER - 75   
BOULDER RIVER - 195  
BOZEMAN - 56A  
BRIDGER - 56B  
BRYANT - 10 Hecla, Glendale
BURNT FORK - 204  
BUTTE - 183 Summit Valley, Lost Child, Independence, Rocker, Browns Gulch 
CABINET - 107 Fish River, Fisher River, West Fisher
CAMAS PRAIRIE - 172  
CASTLE MOUNTAINS - 132  
CATARACT - 210 Basin-Cataract, Jefferson
CEDAR CREEK - 135 Quartz Creek, Trout Creek
CHERRY CREEK - 115  
CHINATOWN - 11 Armstead, Colorado, Horse Prairie
CLANCY - 77 Lump Gulch, Buffalo Creek
CLARKFORK - 38  
CLINTON - 142 Wallace
COLOMA - 143 Potomac
COLORADO - 78 Wickes, Corbin, Gregory, Prickley Pear Creek
COMBINATION - 59 Henderson, Black Pine
CONE BUTTE - 49 Warm Springs
CONFEDERATE GULCH - 30 Backer, Canton, Diamond City
COPPER CLIFF - 144  
COWLES - 149 Haystack, Boulder, Independence
CRAMER CREEK - 148A  
CRAZY MOUNTAIN - 205  
CREVASSE - 150 Crevice, Jardine
CURLEW - 165 Deep Canyon
DEEP CREEK - 31 Beaver
DENEMORA - 136 Big Elk, Saltese
DILLON - 12 Carter Creek, Frying Pan
DIVIDE CREEK - 184  
DUNKLEBURG - 60  
EIGHTMILE - 8A  
ELDRIDGE - 55  
ELK CREEK - 145  
ELK PARK - 80 East Rampart Mountain
ELKHORN - 13 Coolidge, Wise River
ELKHORN - 79A Wilson-Tizier
ELKHORN - 79 Wilson-Tizier
ELLISTON - 157 Powell, Ontario, Blackman Hill
ELMO - 93 Chief Cliff, Dayton Creek
EMERY - 158 Zosell
EMIGRANT - 151  Chico, Curry, Shorthill, Mill Creek
ERMONT - 2A  
FINN - 159 Washington, Jefferson Gulch, Buffalo Gulch
FLEECER MOUNTAIN - 185  
FRENCH GULCH - 43  
FROG POND BASIN - 61  
GALLATIN - 206  
GARNET - 62 First Chance, Bear Creek, Bearmouth, Top o'Deep 
GARRISON - 160  
GEORGETOWN - 44 Southern Cross, Cable
GERMAN GULCH - 186 Siberia
GOLD BUTTE - 199  
GOULD-STEMPLE - 96 Fool Hen, Poorman
HEBER - 46 Mill Creek
HEBGEN - 56C  
HEDDLESTON - 97 Blackfoot, Silver
HELENA - 98 Last Chance, Spring Hill, Unionville, Owyhee
HELLGATE - 32 Magpie Gulch
HELLROARING - 39   
HIGH ORE - 73A Comet, Cataract
HIGHLAND - 187 Fish Creek
HOG HEAVEN - 52 Kila, Flathead
HOMESTAKE - 81  
HORSE PRAIRIE - 14 Prospect, Jeff Davis
HORSESHOE - 152  
HUGHES CREEK - 166 Alta, Overwich
INDEPENDENCE - 196  
IRON MOUNTAIN - 137 Superior 
JAKE CREEK - 15  
JARDINE-CREVASSE - 153 Bear Gulch, Sheepeater
JUDITH - 92A South Fork of Judith River, Middle Fork of Judith River, Judith Mountain
KEYSTONE - 138 Carter, East Couer d'Alene
LIBBY - 108 Snowshoe
LINCOLN - 99  McClellan Creek, Seven-Up-Pete Gulch, Keep Cool Creek, Liverpool Creek, Stonewall Mtn.
LITTLE PIPESTONE - 82  
LITTLE ROCKIES - 155 Zortman, Landusky
LIVINGSTON - 207  
LONE MOUNTAIN - 33 Browns Lake, Rock Creek
LOST CREEK - 16 Dry Creek, Antelope Creek
LOWLAND - 83  Ruby 
MADISON - 117A   
MAGPIE GULCH - 0 Hellgate
MARYSVILLE - 100 Bald Butte, Ottawa
MAXVILLE - 63 Wyman, Gird Creek
MCCARTNEY MOUNTAIN - 116 MaCarthy, McCarty
MCCLELLAN - 84 Mitchell Creek
MEDICINE LODGE - 17 Cabin Creek
MELROSE - 189 Camp Creek, Soap Gulch
MINERAL POINT - 167  
MISSOULA - 148B  
MISSOURI RIVER - 101 Canyon Ferry
MONIDA - 18 Odell 
MONTANA CITY - 85  
MOOSE CREEK - 190   
MOUNT TORREY - 19  
MURRAY - 133 Battle Creek
MUSSELSHELL - 134 Copperopolis
NATURAL BRIDGE - 197   
NEIHART - 41 Montana
NEW WORLD - 154 Cooke City, Blackmore
NEZ PERCE - 86  
NICCOLIA - 20   
NINEMILE CREEK - 146 Kennedy Creek
NOGO - 21 Apex
NORRIS - 117  Lower Hot Springs, Upper Hot Springs
NORTH BITTERROOT - 201  
NORTH MOCCASIN - 50 Kendall
NORWEGIAN CREEK - 118  
NYE - 191  
OPHIR - 102  
OPHIR - 161  
OROFINO - 48 Dry Cottonwood, Champion
OROFINO - 162 Deadwood
PACKER CREEK - 139   
PARK - 35 Indian Creek, Hassel, Townsend 
PETTY CREEK - 147 Lothrop
PHILIPSBURG - 65  Flint Creek, Granite
PIONEER - 22 Trail Creek
PIONEER - 163 Gold Creek
PIPESTONE - 87  Big Pipestone
PLAINS - 173  
PLEASANT VIEW - 168 Sweathouse
POLARIS - 23 Lost Cloud
PONY - 119 Mineral Hill 
POTOMAC - 143A  
POTOSI - 120  
PROSPECT CREEK - 174 Mountain Horse, Burns, Sarpy Creek
QUARTZHILL - 27A  
RACETRACK - 164 Danielsville, Twin Peaks
RADERSBURG - 36 Cedar Plain, Crow Creek
RAINY CREEK - 109 Sylvanite
RED BLUFF - 117B Hot Springs Creek, Lower Hot Springs
RED LION - 66 Cable Mountain, Hidden Lake, Fred Burr Lake
RENOVA - 121 Bone Basin, Mayflower, Cedar Hollow
REVAIS CREEK - 175 Dixon, Spring Gulch, Seepay Creek
REVENUE - 117C Upper Hot Springs
RIMINI - 103 Lewis and Clark, Ten Mile, Vaughn, Colorado, Bear Gulch
ROCHESTER - 122 Rabbit
ROCKCREEK - 67 Willow Creek
ROCK ISLAND - 140  
ROSE MOUNTAIN - 68 Gold Creek
RUBY - 24  
RUBY MOUNTAINS - 123  
RUNNING WOLF - 91 Dry Wolf
SAGINAW - 25 Jackson, Monument
SAND CREEK - 124  
SAPPHIRE - 208  
SCRATCHGRAVEL HILLS - 104 Grass Valley
SEELEY - 148C  
SARPY CREEK - 174 Prospect Creek, Belknap
SHERIDAN - 125 Mill Creek, Brandon, Indian Creek, Ramshorn, Quartz Hill, Bivin Gulch, Wisconsin Gulch
SILVER BUTTE - 177 Vermillion, Vermillion River, Cabinet
SILVER LAKE - 44A  
SILVER RUN - 40  
SILVER STAR - 126 Iron Rod
SLATE CREEK - 169  
SMITH RIVER - 134A Tenderfoot, Sheep Creek
SNOWCREST-GREENHORN - 117D  
SOUTH BOULDER - 127 Mammoth
SOUTH BOULDER - 69 Princeton, Cleek, Mount Powell
SPRING GULCH - 175  Revais Creek
ST.REGIS - 141 Deer Creek, Ward
STAR MEADOW - 53 Lupfer
STILLWATER - 192  
SULA - 209  
SYLVANITE - 110 Yahk, Yaht, Yaak, Yaak River
THOMPSON RIVER - 179  
THREE FORKS - 88A  
THREEMILE - 170  
TIDAL WAVE - 128 Twin Bridges, Dry Boulder Creek, Bear Gulch, Goodrich Gulch, Dry and Wet Georgia Gulches
TOBACCO RIVER - 111  
TROUT CREEK - 180  
TROY - 112  Callahan, Callahan Creek, Grouse Mountain
UTOPIA - 26 Birch Creek
VIPOND - 27 Quartz Hill
VIRGINIA CITY - 129 Browns Gulch, Granite Creek, Williams Gulch, Barton Gulch, Summit, Pine Grove, Highland, Fairwether, Nevada, Junction, Alder Gulch
WARMSPRINGS - 51 Gilt Edge, Maiden, Gold Hill
WASHINGTON - 130 Meadow Creek, McAllister, Bald Mountain
WELCOME CREEK - 70  
WESTBUTTE - 200  
WEST GALLATIN - 56 Spring Hill, Bozeman, Bridger
WEST STILLWATER - 198   
WHITE PINE - 181 Eagle, Beaver Creek
WHITEHALL - 88 Cardwell 
WHITETAIL - 89  
WINSTON - 37 Beaver Creek
WISDOM - 28 Big Hole, Wise River
WISE RIVER - 28A  
WOLF CREEK - 113  
WOLF CREEK - 105 Gladstone
WOODMAN - 148  Lolo
YELLOWSTONE RIVER - 193  
YOGO - 92 Judith
YORK - 106 Dry Gulch