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Roberts, Montana
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Coordinates: 45°21′34″N 109°10′03″W / 45.35944°N 109.16750°W / 45.35944; -109.16750Coordinates: 45°21′34″N 109°10′03″W / 45.35944°N 109.16750°W / 45.35944; -109.16750
Country United States
State Montana
County Carbon
Area
 • Total 3.98 sq mi (10.32 km2)
 • Land 3.98 sq mi (10.32 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
4,583 ft (1,397 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 361
 • Density 91/sq mi (35.0/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
59070
Area code(s) 406
GNIS feature ID 777090

Roberts is a census-designated place and unincorporated town in Carbon County, Montana, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 361.

Originally named Merritt, Roberts began as a Northern Pacific Railroad siding in 1893. The town was platted in 1902.

A former settlement named Roberts was located at 45°21′28″N 109°10′08″W / 45.35778°N 109.16889°W / 45.35778; -109.16889.

Situated on U.S. Route 212, Roberts is about 12 miles from Red Lodge. Rock Creek flows south of town.

Climate

The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Dfb" (Warm Summer Continental Climate).

Education

It is home to the Roberts School District, which enrolls 64 students as of 2013. Roberts High School is a Class C school (less than 108 students) which helps determine athletic competitions. They are known as the Rockets.

Notable people

  • Ronald Eugene Stein, Air Force Lt. Colonel Vietnam Hero Awarded Silver Star
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