Colstrip, Montana Overview
Colstrip, Montana includes 42 nearby coal leases. Colstrip is a city in Rosebud County Montana United States. The population was 2214 at the 2010 census. Established in 1924 and incorporated as a city in 1998 Colstrip is the largest city in Rosebud County with 24% of the total population. Colstrip's primary industries are coal mining and electricity production. For the Sports Illustrated Magazine's 50th anniversary it named Colstrip the top sports town in Montana.
- Colstrip, Montana has a population of 2,214 (based on numbers from 2010).
- Located in Rosebud County, Montana.
- Colstrip, Montana sits 985 meters (3,231.6 feet) above sea level feet above sea level.
in Colstrip, Montana
- 42 Total
- 18 Authorized
- 24 Closed
Coal Lease News From The Coal Fields™
Learn more about the Bureau of Land Management, Public Land Survey System, and coal leases.
Understanding Lease Ownership
We receive lots of emails from people who find their name or a relative’s name on our site and want to know if this means they have some right to the land listed under that name.
Understanding BLM Administrative Areas
Whether it is filing a lease or researching one, the administering BLM office is going to be the definitive source.
Understanding Location Data
Lease handled by the Bureau of Land Management are not mapped by latitude and longitude, instead, these leases harken back to the Public Land Survey System.
A “township” can refer to two different things. Both are part of the PLSS measurement system but have different uses.