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Townsend is a city in Broadwater County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the wife of railroad president Charles B. Wright
The latitude of Townsend is 46.319N. The longitude is -111.52W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 3,842 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,914.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Townsend demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Broadwater County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 59644 ZIP code.
27% of Townsend residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Townsend ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Townsend was $13,674, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Townsend residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Townsend, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $348. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $709.
Libraries in Townsend include Broadwater School & Community Library ... View libraries
Broadwater County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Townsend political report.
The average commute time for Townsend workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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