Absarokee, Montana

Located 14 miles south of Columbus on Highway 78 and 33 miles north of Red Lodge, Absarokee is nestled in the beautiful Stillwater Valley in the foothills of the Beartooth Mountains.  Home to approximately 1234 residents, Absarokee is an unincorporated community named after the Crow Indians that formerly inhabited the land.  Absarokee is the start of many great adventures being located at the heart of great fishing, hiking, camping, ATV excursions, horse adventures, and more.   Make  a stop in Absarokee at a diner, gas station, grocery store, historic places, banks, gift shops and more to round out your next adventure. 

Absarokee Schools

Absarokee School District  Home of the Huskies  Kindergarten through 12th grade.
327 South Woodard Avenue, Absarokee, MT 59001  Phone: (406) 328-4583   Fax: (406) 328-4077

Absarokee Community Resources

Absarokee Water and Sewer District - 9 South Montana Avenue  Absarokee, MT  59001    (406) 328-4748
Absarokee Area Merchants Association is your resource for all things Absarokee.  Learn about the local community, businesses, resources, events and more.  Join the merchants associaion to learn more!
Main Street Commons exists to bring our community together through common interests, experiences, and values. Come and make new friends when you stop in for a cup of coffee, bring your kids to story hour, or take a class from a knowledgeable neighbor. 
The Cobblestone School provides a warm, comfortable, and up-to-date facility for a wide range of uses in our community. We’ve hosted weddings, theatre productions, church services, and meetings of groups ranging from a few folks to 100 or more. The building includes a full kitchen facility, a game room for the younger set, and a dance and aerobics studio. Rental space is very reasonable, and we make every effort to accommodate the needs of our renters.

Absarokee Events

Montana BBQ CookOff:  Absarokee is home to the Montana BBQ Cookoff held the last Sunday in June every year. This event is a Kansas City Sanctioned BBQ event where approximately 20 competitors face off for the creation of the  best BBQ dishes.  Enjoy the scrumptious food, vote on your favorites, and take in the entertainment, live music and kids activities offered throughout this great event all weekend long.