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”
Area Codes: Montana Area Code 406
Zip Codes: Montana Zip Codes
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”. Flag adopted 1905 amended 1981. Get this Flag
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
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
Absolute Center: 47°1.9’N / 109°38.3’W.
Relative Center: Fergus, 11 miles west of Lewistown. Distance Between U.S. Cities
- Agriculture: Cattle, wheat, barley, sugar beets, hay, hogs.
- Industry: Mining, lumber and wood products, food processing, tourism.
White Pages: Montana White Pages