The state is situated in the Northern Rockies and Plains region in the northwestern United States . It borders the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan to the north, the U.S. states North Dakota and South Dakota to the east, Wyoming to the south and Idaho to the west and southwest.
12 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Montana 1 Glacier National Park. Glacier National Park. 2 Editor’s Pick Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. 3 Museum of the Rockies. 4 Big Sky Resort. 5 Helena. 6 The C.M. Russell Museum Complex. 7 The Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center. 8 The World Museum of Mining.
Montana borders the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan to the north and the U.S. states of North Dakota and South Dakota to the east, Wyoming to the south, and Idaho to the west.
The lowest point is where the Kootenai River exits the state in northwest Montana at the Montana -Idaho border, elevation 1,820 feet above sea level. It drops down to this low elevation after going over Kootenai Falls.
An amount below 100 means Montana is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Montana , Montana is more expensive . Montana cost of living is 94.0.
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The Most Beautiful Towns in Montana Bozeman . Architectural Landmark. Facebook. Whitefish . Architectural Landmark. Facebook. Hamilton. Architectural Landmark. Facebook. Polson. Architectural Landmark. Facebook. Lewistown . Architectural Landmark. Facebook. West Yellowstone . Architectural Landmark. Facebook. Anaconda . Architectural Landmark. Butte . Architectural Landmark.
5 Unique Facts About Montana Montana’s largest county by population is Yellowstone County, home to almost 159,000 people according to 2017 estimates. Montana has a unique feature called a triple divide. No state has as many different species of mammals as Montana. The Montana Sapphire is the only American jewel included in England’s crown jewels.
Top 10 Must-Have Montana Meals Huckleberry Macaroons, Polebridge Mercantile, Polebridge, Montana (Worth that extra drive north!) Bison Meatballs, Haskill Station, Whitefish, Montana (Labelled an appetizer but a solid meal) Breakfast frittatta, Hidden Moose Lodge, Whitefish, Montana (Best breakfast in the state, hands down)
7 Best Cities in Montana Missoula . Missoula , Montana | Photo Copyright: Brad Lane. Helena . Helena | Photo Copyright: Brad Lane. Bozeman . Bozeman . Kalispell. Kalispell, seen from Jewel Basin Hiking Area | Photo Copyright: Brad Lane. Butte. The World Museum of Mining in Butte. Billings . Billings from the Rimrocks | Photo Copyright: Brad Lane. Great Falls.
Montana naturally encourages exploration of the outdoors, physical activity, and has some of the most enjoyable natural sights in the entire country. One of the best parts about living in Montana according to most residents is that the state enables an easy balance of modern convenience and small-town comfort.
Montana is considered to be a moderately Republican state. There is a small percentage of Hispanic and African American votes. In the last ten presidential elections Montana has voted Republican, except in 1992.
There are 96 peaks in the United States with an elevation of at least 14,000 feet. We call them 14ers . Only one other state in the nation possesses a 14er . That would be Washington, which has two 14ers , the tallest being Mt .