Profile for Cooke City, Montana, MT
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Cooke City is in Park County.
The community was named for Jay Cooke Jr.
The latitude of Cooke City is 45.016N. The longitude is -109.933W.
It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 7,572 feet.
Cooke City is in a valley of the Absaroka Range, north of the Wyoming border
Nearby parks & recreation:
Yellowstone National Park, Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness
Scenic roads: Beartooth Highway
Cooke City has a winter population of a hundred self-selected souls - all of whom, it seems, are wedded to the proposition that the climate is ideal.
-- New Yorker, March 25, 2002
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Park County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cooke City political report.
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“ Cooke City has a winter population of a hundred self-selected souls - all of whom, it seems, are wedded to the proposition that the climate is ideal. ”
~ New Yorker, March 25, 2002
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