Capital City: Helena
Population (2019): 1,015,165; Rank: 44 of 50 | Population Quick Facts
Admission to Statehood: November 8,1889 (41st State)
State Motto: “Oro y Plata” which translated from Spanish means “gold and silver.”
State Nickname: The Treasure State
Origin of State Name: Based on the Spanish word montaña meaning “mountain”
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Bordering States: The State of Montana has 4 neighbors namely, Idaho, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming. | List of US Regions
Area Codes: Montana Area Code 406
Zip Codes: Montana Zip Codes
Famous People: Find out all the information about the famous people born in Montana
Bird: Western Meadowlark | List of State Birds
Flag: Under the word Montana, on a blue field, is the state seal. The seal shows some of Montana’s beautiful scenery and tells what people were doing in pioneer times. The pick, shovel and plow represent mining and farming. In the background a sun rises over mountains, forests and the Great Falls of the Missouri river. A ribbon contains the state motto “Gold and Silver”. Montana Flag was adopted in 1905 amended 1981. Get this Flag
Flower: Bitterroot (Lewisia rediviva) | Other State Flowers
Song: “Montana” | Words by: Charles C. Cohan | Music by: Joseph E. Howard “Montana Melody” | Words by: LeGrande and Carleen Harvey | Music by: LeGrande Harvey. Other State Songs | Sheet Music
Tree: Ponderosa Pine (Pinus ponderosa) | Other State Trees
Quarter: American bison skull in the center with mountains and the Missouri River in the background. Montana Quarter | List of State Quarters
Area: 147,046 sq.mi (380,848 sq.km.), 4th
Land: 145,556 sq.mi. (376,989 sq.km.), 4th
Water: 1,490 sq.mi. (3,859 sq.km.), 26th
Largest Cities: Billings | Missoula | Great Falls | Bozeman | Butte | Helena | Kalispell | Havre | Anaconda | Miles City
Highest Point: Granite Peak ; 12,799 feet, (3,901 m.), 10th tallest
Lowest Point: Montana; 1800 feet, 46th lowest
Geographic Center: Fergus, 11 miles west of Lewistown
Blank Outline Maps: Find printable blank map of the State of Montana , without names, so you can quiz yourself on important locations, abbreviations, or state capital.
City Guide: Visit Montana City Guide for a look at geography, local history, architecture, and culture.
Absolute Center: 47°1.9’N / 109°38.3’W.
Relative Center: Fergus, 11 miles west of Lewistown. Distance Between U.S. Cities
Governor: Greg Gianforte. (R)
Senators: John Tester (D) Steve Daines (R)
Representatives: House, Senate
Constitution: Montana’s Constitution
Government Offices Directory: Find all information here at the Montana government offices directory
Electoral College Votes: 3 votes
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- Agriculture: Cattle, wheat, barley, sugar beets, hay, hogs.
- Industry: Mining, lumber and wood products, food processing, tourism.
White Pages: Montana White Pages
Community and Technical Colleges: Montana Community Colleges
Nursing Schools: Montana