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|• Total||0.22 sq mi (0.58 km2)|
|• Land||0.22 sq mi (0.58 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||4,037 ft (1,230 m)|
|• Density||156/sq mi (60.4/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||802051|
Boyd is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Carbon County, Montana, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 35. Boyd was a stop on the Northern Pacific Railway en route to Red Lodge. A post office was first established at Boyd on March 12, 1909 with Roland N. Doughty as the town's first postmaster. Since December 3, 1965, the office has operated as a rural station or a CPO of Roberts with the ZIP code of 59013.
As a station for the Northern Pacific Railway, Boyd prospered. Once travel by automobile became common, the town's economy declined.
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