A Tranquil Escape with a Strong Sense of Community.

Welcome to Shepherd/Huntley/Worden

Shepherd, Huntley, and Worden, collectively forming a serene and friendly rural area, are the quintessence of community living on large acreages. These neighborhoods offer a peaceful, less populated environment where knowing your neighbors isn't just possible, it's a way of life. The area's hands-on community spirit and small-town feel make it an ideal retreat for those seeking a quieter lifestyle away from the city's hustle.
The neighborhoods boast a rural charm characterized by open spaces and agricultural landscapes. However, it's important for potential residents to appreciate the more secluded nature of these areas. While dining options and grocery stores are limited, the tranquility and space more than make up for it. These communities are perfect for those who value privacy, friendliness, and a less restrictive living environment, albeit with a slightly longer commute to the city.

What to Love

  • Rural Charm: Spacious living on large acreages with scenic views.
  • Community Spirit: A close-knit, friendly community where neighbors know each other.
  • Quiet and Peaceful: Ideal for those seeking a serene lifestyle.
  • Recreational Activities: Proximity to golf courses and outdoor events.
  • Agricultural Heritage: A strong connection to the land and local traditions.

Local Lifestyle

Living in Shepherd, Huntley, and Worden is all about embracing the rural lifestyle. Residents here enjoy the peace and quiet of their surroundings, with ample space for outdoor activities and personal hobbies. The community is tightly knit, often gathering for local events and supporting one another, making it an ideal location for those who cherish a strong sense of community. The lifestyle here is laid-back and friendly, perfect for families, retirees, or anyone looking to escape the city's fast pace.

Dining and Entertainment

Dining options, though limited, are quaint and offer a taste of local flavors. In Shepherd, Mickey’s and the Feedlot Steakhouse provide hearty meals in a cozy setting. Town and Country Bowling Alley adds a touch of fun and entertainment to the neighborhood.
In Worden, On the Rocks and the Merc are popular spots, offering a mix of dining and socializing. Huntley hosts the Blue Cat & Roadside Event Center and Cowboys Restaurant, both offering delicious food and a warm atmosphere. For shopping needs, R & R Trading and R & R Hardware & Feed in Huntley are local go-tos.

Things to Do

Recreational activities abound in these neighborhoods. The Big Sky Speedway is a thrilling destination for racing enthusiasts, while golfers can enjoy the Pryor Creek Golf Course and Eagle Rock Golf Course. Chancey's Event Center is a popular venue for various events, including weddings and gatherings.
Community events like Homesteader Days, organized by the Antique Tractor Club, and the farmers market at Barkemeyer Park, reflect the area's agricultural heritage and community spirit. These events not only offer entertainment but also foster a sense of belonging and community pride.


Education in Shepherd, Huntley, and Worden is comprehensive and community-focused. Shepherd High School and Huntley High School (located in Worden) offer K-12 education. Additionally, Kid Corral and Country Care are two prominent daycares in the area, providing care and early education for the youngest residents.
Shepherd, Huntley, and Worden offer a unique living experience, combining the tranquility of rural life with a vibrant community spirit. These neighborhoods are perfect for those who value space, peace, and a strong sense of community, all set against the backdrop of Montana's beautiful rural landscape.

Overview for Shepherd/Huntley/Worden, MT

825 people live in Shepherd/Huntley/Worden, where the median age is 40.9 and the average individual income is $39,559. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

40.9 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Shepherd/Huntley/Worden, MT

Shepherd/Huntley/Worden has 276 households, with an average household size of 2.99. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Shepherd/Huntley/Worden do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 825 people call Shepherd/Huntley/Worden home. The population density is 370.99 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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50.3 / 49.7%

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Schools in Shepherd/Huntley/Worden, MT

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The following schools are within or nearby Shepherd/Huntley/Worden. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Around Shepherd/Huntley/Worden, MT

There's plenty to do around Shepherd/Huntley/Worden, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Blue Cat Bar & Grill, Project Meats - Ranch House Sausage, and Pryor Creek Cafe & Grill.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 3.93 miles 8 reviews 4.5/5 stars
Dining 3.13 miles 2 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.57 miles 12 reviews 4/5 stars
Dining 3.96 miles 1 review 5/5 stars
Dining 3.21 miles 1 review 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.8 miles 24 reviews 3.1/5 stars
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