Billings, town on the Yellowstone River in Montana, USA; 104,200 residents (2010), grdl. as a railway town in 1882. The town – Montana’s largest – serves a huge, sparsely populated catchment area with cattle and sheep farms and large irrigated farms (sugar beets, wheat, vegetables). Billings is also the supply city for the nearby extraction of coal and oil.
- CountryAAH: Lists all cities and towns of Montana in alphabetical order. Covers maps and airports in each major city in the state of Montana.
Butte, a mining town in Montana, USA; 34,200 residents (2010). Butte is located at an altitude of 1700 m and is one of the few American gold mining towns that has maintained its existence after the end of the gold fever era in the 1860’s and preserved a large mining industry – especially copper and silver. In Butte is the World Museum of Mining and a rebuilt mining town from the 1800’s.
Great Falls, prairie town east of the Rocky Mountains in central Montana, USA; 58,500 residents (2010), 1015 masl The city, Montana’s second largest, was founded as a railway town in 1888 and named after the nearby waterfalls of the Missouri River. It serves a large catchment area and has a significant industry that processes agricultural products, oil and ore products, especially copper and zinc.
- Abbreviationfinder website: Lists 2-letter and 3-letter abbreviations for Montana. Also covers state facts, major cities, and popular acronyms about the state of Montana.
Helena, capital of Montana, USA; 28,180 residents (2010). It originated from gold discoveries in 1864 and was until around World War I a well-known and wealthy mining town with many millionaires. Back from the heyday, there are a number of mansion villas in the western part of the city. Today, in addition to state administration and trade in agricultural products, it has a lot of tourism due to a beautiful location near the Missouri River in the Rocky Mountains.
Missoula, a town in the Rocky Mountains of western Montana, USA; 66,800 residents (2010). The city is located at an altitude of 982 m and houses the University of Montana, if approximately 15,000 students give it a lively feel.