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Zortman, Montana
Nickname(s): 
The cutest little town on earth
Motto(s): 
In the heart of the Little Rocky Mountains
Country United States
State Montana
County Phillips
Area
 • Total 3.953 sq mi (10.24 km2)
 • Land 3.953 sq mi (10.24 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
4,032 ft (1,229 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 69
 • Density 17.46/sq mi (6.74/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
59546
Area code(s) 406
GNIS feature ID 778765

Zortman is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Phillips County, Montana, United States. Its population was 69 as of the 2010 census. Zortman has a post office with ZIP code 59546.

The community includes the Zortman Motel and the Buckhorn Store and Cabins. The Buckhorn Store is the only store in the community. Zortman is a popular place for hunters to have dinner and stay while on their trip. Zortman was home to the Pegasus mine, but it was shut down. The town's population decreased after the shutdown of the mine.

Climate

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

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