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Coalwood is located in Montana
Location in Montana
Country United States
State Montana
County Powder River
Time zone Mountain (MST)
 • Summer (DST) MDT
Area code(s) 406

Coalwood is an unincorporated community in northern Powder River County, Montana, United States. It lies along Montana Highway 59, 23.5 miles (37.8 km) north of the town of Broadus, the county seat of Powder River County.


Coalwood is located at 3,340 feet (1,018 m) above sea level. The community lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT), observes daylight saving time, and lies within the 406 area code.


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


Coalwood was established in 1910, in Custer County, Montana. In 1919, it became part of the newly created Powder River County, with the town of Broadus as the county seat.

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