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Choteau, Montana

Choteau is a city in and the county seat of Teton County, Montana, United States. It lies along U.S. Routes 89 and 287 about 20 miles east of the Rocky Mountains, near Flathead National Forest, the Rocky Mountain Division of Lewis and Clark Natio ...

Circle, Montana

Circle is a town in and the county seat of McCone County, Montana, United States. The population was 615 at the 2010 census. The community was so named because the ranch has imported cattle from the image of the circle.

Columbus, Montana

The community originated as a stagecoach station on the Yellowstone River. The original name was sheep, then changed to Stillwater, but Stillwater, Minnesota on the Northern Pacific railroad, mail was the problem. The name was eventually changed ...

Conrad, Montana

Conrad is a city in and the county seat of Pondera County, Montana, United States. The population was 2.570 at the 2010 census. Conrad is a small town. Each June they kick up their heels at Whoop Up Days, a town wide celebration that includes a p ...

Cut Bank, Montana

Cut Bank is a city in and the county seat of Glacier County, Montana, United States, located just east of the "cut bank" along Cut Bank Creek. The population was 2.869 at the 2010 census, and the estimated population in 2018 was 3.022.

Dillon, Montana

Dillon is a city in and the county seat of Beaverhead County, Montana, United States. The population was 4.134 at the 2010 census. The city was named for Union Pacific Railroad President Sidney Dillon.

Ekalaka, Montana

Ekalaka is located at 45°53′21″N 104°32′59″W 45.889231, −104.549716. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.04 square miles 2.69 km 2, all of it land. Known for its Sandstone rock and open plains, Ekalaka is ...

Glendive, Montana

Glendive is a city in and the county seat of Dawson County, Montana, United States, and home to Dawson Community College. Glendive was established by the Northern Pacific Railway when they built the transcontinental railroad across the northern t ...

Hamilton, Montana

Hamilton is a city in and the county seat of Ravalli County, Montana, United States. The population was 4.348 at the 2010 census. Significant outlying population growth is shown in the area, the ZIP Code Tabulation Area for Hamiltons ZIP Code, 59 ...

Hardin, Montana

Hardin is located at 45°43′55″N 107°36′45″W 45.731824, -107.612542. According to the Bureau of US census, the town has a total area of 2.57 square miles 6.66 km 2, all of it land.

Hysham, Montana

Hysham is located at 46°17′26″N 107°13′48″W 46.290535, -107.229929. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.21 square miles 0.54 km 2, all of it land. It is bordered to the North by the Yellowstone river. The ...

Kalispell, Montana

Kalispell is a city in, and the county seat of Flathead County, Montana, United States. The 2010 Census put Kalispells population at 19.927. The Kalispell Micropolitan Statistical Area has a population of 93.068 and it is the largest city and com ...

Malta, Montana

Malta MAL -tə) is a city in, and the county seat of, Phillips County, Montana, United States, located at the intersection of U.S. Routes 2 and 191. The population was 1.997 at the 2010 census.

Miles City, Montana

After the Battle of the Little Bighorn in 1876, the U.S. Army created forts in eastern Montana, including one where the north-flowing Tongue River flowed into the east-flowing Yellowstone River. The first fort was known as the Tongue River Canton ...

Philipsburg, Montana

Philipsburg is a town in and the county seat of Granite County, Montana, United States. The population was 820 at the 2010 census. The town was named after the famous mining engineer Philip Deidesheimer, who designed and supervised the constructi ...

Plentywood, Montana

The first business in Plentywood opened in 1900, and a post office was established two years later. The city incorporated in 1912, following the arrival of a Great Northern Railway branch line that eventually ran from Bainville to Opheim. Local f ...

Polson, Montana

Polson is a city in Lake County, Montana, United States, on the southern shore of Flathead Lake. It is also on the Flathead Indian Reservation. The population was 4.488 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Lake County. The city was named ...

Red Lodge, Montana

Red Lodge is a city in and the county seat of Carbon County, Montana, United States. It is part of the Billings Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 2.125 at the United States Census, 2010.

Roundup, Montana

Roundup is located at 46°26′54″N 108°32′34″W 46.448401, -108.542676. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.34 square miles 3.47 km 2, all land. The Musselshell river runs through the city. Roundup is bordere ...

Ryegate, Montana

Ryegate is a town in, and the county seat of, Golden Valley County, Montana, United States. The population was 245 at the 2010 census. Ryegate is situated on the north bank of the Musselshell River.

Scobey, Montana

The city was named by local rancher Mansfield Daniels, after whom Daniels County is named, for his friend Major Charles Richardson Anderson Scobey, a cattleman from the Glendive area who served as a Montana Territory legislator and an Indian agen ...

Shelby, Montana

Shelby was named in honor of Peter O. Shelby, General Manager of the Montana Central Railway. On July 4, 1923 in the city held the heavyweight Boxing match between Jack Dempsey and Tommy Gibbons for the title of world champion. Recently the city ...

Stanford, Montana

Stanford is a town in and the county seat of Judith Basin County, Montana, United States. The population was at 401 as of the 2010 census, a decrease from its population of 454 in 2000.

Terry, Montana

The site where Terry is located was first called Jouberts Landing, in recognition of the man who built a supply point along the Yellowstone River for freighters traveling from Bismarck, Dakota Territory, to Miles City, Montana Territory. When the ...

White Sulphur Springs, Montana

White Sulphur Springs is a city in and the county seat of Meagher County, Montana, United States. The population was 939 at the 2010 census. The center of population of Montana is located in white Sulphur springs.

Wibaux, Montana

As of the census of 2010, there were 589 people, 278 households, and 153 families residing in the town. The population density was 545.4 inhabitants per square mile 210.6/km 2. There were 308 housing units at an average density of 285.2 per squar ...

Carey Dome Fire Lookout

The Carey Dome Fire Lookout is a fire lookout tower complex located in Nez Perce National Forest, 9 miles north of United States Forest Service Burgdorf Guard Station, near Burgdorf in Idaho County, Idaho. It was listed on the National Register o ...

Big Timber Town Hall

Big Timber Town Hall, at 225 McLeod St. in Big Timber in Sweet Grass County, Montana, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998. It has a Western commercial architecture. This is a 30 by 60 ft 9.1 m × 18.3 two-story m buildin ...

List of lieutenant governors of Nebraska

As of February 2017, seven former lieutenant governors of Nebraska who are currently living at this time. The most recent to die was Philip C. Sorensen 1965–1967 on February 12, 2017. The most recently serving lieutenant governor to die was Willi ...

Ainsworth, Nebraska

Ainsworth was platted in 1883 when the railroad was extended to that point. It was named for James E. Ainsworth, a railroad engineer who was instrumental in building the railroad through Brown County. Ainsworth was incorporated as a village in De ...

Albion, Nebraska

Albion is located at 41°41′22″N 98°0′11″W 41.689342, -98.003128. According to the Bureau of US census, the town has a total area of 0.99 square miles of 2.56 km2, all of it land.

Alliance, Nebraska

Alliance is a city and the county seat of Box Butte County, in the western part of the state of Nebraska, in the Great Plains region of the United States. Its population was 8.491 at the 2010 census. The Alliance is home to Carhenge, a replica of ...

Alma, Nebraska

Alma was founded in the spring of 1871 by a group of Union Pacific railroad laborers originally from Cheyenne, Wyoming. Harlan County was created by the Nebraska Legislature on June 3, 1871, and Alma was made the county seat on July 3, 1871. A di ...

Arthur, Nebraska

Arthur was founded in 1913 to be the seat of Arthur County, then just organizing. The town and county were both named for President Chester A. Arthur. Arthur was incorporated as a village in 1944. The first county office was a covered wagon, with ...

Aurora, Nebraska

In 1861, David Millspaw became the first permanent settler in the area of what was to become Aurora. Hamilton County was formed in 1870. Aurora was incorporated as a town in 1871 by David stone who named it after his former hometown of Aurora, Il ...

Bartlett, Nebraska

Bartlett is located at 41°53′6″N 98°33′9″W 41.885125, -98.552439. According to the Bureau of US census, the village has a total area of 0.14 square miles 0.36 km 2, all of it land.

Bassett, Nebraska

Bassett was platted in 1884 soon after the railroad was built through that territory. Sources differ whether it was named for A. N. Bassett, or J. W. Basset, a pioneer settler.

Beaver City, Nebraska

Beaver City is located at 40°8′12″N 99°49′45″W 40.136733, -99.829145, approximately 70 miles southwest of Kearney. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.99 square miles 2.56 km 2, all of it land.

Benkelman, Nebraska

Benkelman was originally called Collinsville, in honor of Moses Collins, and under that name was founded circa 1880. In 1882, it was renamed Benkelman by the railroad for J. G. Benkelman, a stock raiser.

Blair, Nebraska

Blair is a city in and the county seat of Washington County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 7.990 at the 2010 census. Blair is a part of the Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Brewster, Nebraska

The town was laid out in 1884 by George Washington Brewster who had homesteaded the land there. It was named for one of his ancestors, William Brewster, who had arrived in America on the Mayflower. The community was named the county seat in 1887 ...

Bridgeport, Nebraska

Bridgeport is a city in Morrill County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 1.545 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Morrill County.

Burwell, Nebraska

Burwell was platted in 1883. In 1887, the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad was extended to Burwell. Burwell is a master of the "Nebraskas big Rodeo", an annual event which is usually held the last weekend in July. It was an important event ...

Butte, Nebraska

Butte is a village in Boyd County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 326 at the 2010 census, down from 366 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Boyd County.

Center, Nebraska

Center is located at 42°36′32″N 97°52′34″W 42.608910, -97.876224. Bazile Creek passes through the outskirts of the village. According to the Bureau the U.S. census, the village has a total area of 0.10 square miles 0.26 km2, all of it land. The c ...

Chappell, Nebraska

Chappell is located at 41°5′39″N 102°28′8″W 41.094095, -102.468848. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.70 square miles 1.81 km 2, all of which is land.

Dakota City, Nebraska

Dakota City is a city in Dakota County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 1.919 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Dakota County. Tyson Foods largest beef production plant is located in Dakota City.

Elwood, Nebraska

Elwood is a village in Gosper County, Nebraska, United States. It is part of the Lexington, Nebraska Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 707 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Gosper County.

Fairbury, Nebraska

Fairbury is a city and county seat of Jefferson County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 3.942 at the 2010 census. Fairbury has been closely connected with the rail for much of its history. It was founded on the projected route of the ...

Franklin, Nebraska

Franklin is a city in Franklin County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 1.000 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Franklin County.