Capitol

Name:

Capitol

County:

Carter

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Time Zone:

Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)

Comments:

Capitol is a ghost town in Carter County, Montana, United States. Capitol was named after Capitol Rock, a prominent landmark in the nearby Long Pine Hills. Capitol is located on the Little Missouri River and close to the South Dakota border.

Remains:

Capitol had a post office from 1891–1982. Residents who have a Capitol address receive their mail from the neighboring post office of Camp Crook, South Dakota. A church named ‘Little Missouri Lutheran Church’ is located near Capitol. The congregation celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2014. The church was established 5 months before Montana became a state.

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Current Status:

Capitol is a ghost town with two remaining buildings.

Remarks:

Capitol Cemetery is located northeast of town on Little Missouri Road. Little Missouri Lutheran Church Cemetery located behind current Church location.