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Rexford, Montana
Location of Rexford, Montana
Location of Rexford, Montana
Country United States
State Montana
County Lincoln
 • Total 0.09 sq mi (0.22 km2)
 • Land 0.09 sq mi (0.22 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
2,549 ft (777 m)
 • Total 78
 • Density 866.67/sq mi (354.55/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 406
FIPS code 30-62200
GNIS feature ID 0806309

Rexford is a town in Lincoln County, Montana, United States. The population was 78 at the 2020 census.

The town began with the construction of the Great Northern Railway’s branch line from Jennings to Fernie, British Columbia in 1901. Rexford incorporated in 1966 in order to negotiate with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during construction of the Libby Dam.


Rexford is located at 48°53′57″N 115°10′7″W / 48.89917°N 115.16861°W / 48.89917; -115.16861 (48.899254, -115.168681).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land.

Rexford was originally located on the Kootenai River, but with the damming of the river in the 1970s the original townsite was flooded and the town was moved to its current location approximately 10 miles west of Eureka on Montana Highway 37.


This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Rexford has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 243
1980 130 −46.5%
1990 132 1.5%
2000 151 14.4%
2010 105 −30.5%
2020 78 −25.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 105 people, 50 households, and 31 families living in the town. The population density was 1,050.0 inhabitants per square mile (405.4/km2). There were 99 housing units at an average density of 990.0 per square mile (382.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 94.3% White, 4.8% Native American, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.8% of the population.

There were 50 households, of which 16.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.0% were married couples living together, 4.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 10.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.0% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.10 and the average family size was 2.39.

The median age in the town was 57.6 years. 15.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 13.4% were from 25 to 44; 37.1% were from 45 to 64; and 31.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.4% male and 48.6% female.


The Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail passes through Rexford.

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