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Danvers, Montana
Census-Designated Place
Country United States
State Montana
County Fergus
 • Total 0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)
 • Land 0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
 • Total 16
 • Density 59.26/sq mi (22.89/km2)
FIPS code 30-19225
GNIS feature ID 770453

Danvers is an unincorporated community in Fergus County, in the U.S. state of Montana.T he community took its name after Danvers, Massachusetts.

Nearby St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church is on the NRHP.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 16
U.S. Decennial Census


Danvers was platted between 1912 and 1914. Once the construction of the the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad was complete, the population of Fergus County started growing rapidly. Prospective farmers were promised 320 acres of free land under the Enlarged Homestead Act, which resulted in an influx of new settlers. Many of them arrived from Central and Southern Europe.

A post office was established at Danvers in 1914, and remained in operation until 1982.

By 1915, Danvers had a hardware store, dance hall, saloon, hotel and restaurant, barber shop, cobbler, blacksmith, butcher, livery stable, lumberyard, and grain elevator.

By 1920 the residents of Danvers were mostly engaged in farming.

While only a few residents and buildings remain in Danvers, St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, built in 1915, is still the center of the community. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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