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Yellowstone County, Montana

59101, 59102, 59103, 59104, 59105

The Magic City
Star of the Big Sky Country
Montana's Trailhead
City by the Rim's
City Beneath the Rimrocks

Page Contents for Billings, Montana

Statistics & Facts


Weather & Climate


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The Montana state capital is Helena.
The population of Billings is approximately 89,847 (2000) 109,000 (2013) , 104170 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 39,293 (2000), 43945 (2010).
The amount of land area in Billings is 84.433 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Billings is 37 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.275 sq kilometers.
The distance from Billings to Washington DC is 1732 miles.
The distance to the Montana state capital is 179 miles. (as the crow flies)
Billings is positioned 45.79 degrees north of the equator and 108.53 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Billings elevation is 3,126 feet above sea level.
Billings average annual precipitation is 15 inches peryear.


in south central Montana.
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a mix of plains and mountains. The Rimrocks north and east of Billings are sandstone cliffs from 300 to 500 feet high. Beyond the Rimrocks are mostly rolling hills. South of Billings are steeper hills.
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Semi-arid. The humidity is low year-round. The snowfall averages about 57 inches per year, but doesn't accumulate. The area has warm Chinook winds in February and March which bring Spring-like conditions during these winter months. The last frost can be as late as May 15th and the first frost usually comes about the end of September. Autumn is usually a typical Indian summer with mild days and cool nights.
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sunny and mild! Here are two weather pages for the Billings area:
Current Weather for Billings and the CNN Weather Page
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History & History Related Items

Billings is the largest city in Montana! It was settled around the early 1880's because of the Northern Pacific Railroad coming into the area. Not far to the south is the Little Big Horn National Monument. Take Interstate 90 to go to the monument
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The founding of Billings



The Moss Mansion

Things to Do in Billings

Things to See in Billings

Billings and the entire state of Montana, are in Mountain Time Zone. The area code for the entire state is 406

Attractions for Billings

2100 South Shiloh Road
Billings, MT 59108
Phone: (406) 652-8100
Fax: (406) 652-9281

Billings RimRockers
IBA Professional Basketball Team
P.O. Box 30743
Billings, MT 59107
Phone: (406)245-3344
99/00 regular season begins November 27 and ends February 17. Playoffs run through March 15, 2000.

BillingsMontana.Net offers extensive information and many helpful resources for both Billings residents and visitors. Resources include local discussion forums, free classified ads, free email, events calendar, and much more.

"Noted Notables"
Some of these were and are residents of the area, while others are legends or famous people who spent time in Billings.
Sitting Bull, Lewis and Clark, Crazy Horse, Teddy Roosevelt, George Armstrong Custer, and Calamity Jane.

Charles Lindberg lived here and performed as a barn-storming aviator before his famous non-stop flight from New York to Paris.

The Crow and Northern Cheyenne tribes have reservations near Billings
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Billings City Government

City of Billings
210 North 27th Street 59101
Billings, MT 59101-1938
Phone: 406-657-8433

Billings City Clerk
Phone: (406) 657-8210

Billings is the County Seat of Yellowstone County.

Billings Police Dept
220 N 27th St
Billings MT 59101-1938
Phone: 406-657-8460

Billings Chamber

Billings Area Chamber of Commerce
815 S. 27th Street
Billings, MT 59107
Phone: 46-245-4111
Fax: 406-245-7333

Billings Organizations

Billings Area Chamber of Commerce
815 S. 27th Street
Billings, MT 59107
Phone: 46-245-4111
Fax: 406-245-7333

Billings Libraries

Library - Information Services
510 N. Broadway
Billings, Montana 59101-1156
Phone: 406-657-8258

Yellowstone County Library
510 N 28th St
Billings MT 59101-1156
Phone: 406-657-8257

Parmly Billings Library
510 N Broadway
Billings, MT 59101
Phone: 406-657-8257

Billings Schools

Billings Catholic High
3 Broadwater Ave.
Billings, Montana 59101-1827
Phone: 406-245-6651

Billings Public Schools
Billings Public Schools Administration
415 N. 30th St.
Billings, MT 59101-1252
Phone: 406-247-3777

Billings Senior High School
425 Grand Ave.
Billings, MT 59101-5924
Phone: 406-247-2100

Billings West High School
2201 Saint Johns Ave.
Billings, Mt 59102-4708
Phone: 406-655-1400

Lockwood Schools Administration Office
1932 US Highway 87 E
Billings MT 59101-6651
406-252-6022 9503

Skyview High School
1775 High Sierra Blvd
Billings MT 59105-5402

Yellowstone County School Superintendent
217 N 27th St
Billings MT 59101-1939


Montana State University Billings
1500 North 30th Street
Billings, Montana 59101-0298
Phone: (406) 657-2011

Yellowstone Baptist College
1515 Shiloh Rd
Billings MT 59106-1713
406-656-9950 Billings


The population of Billings was:
1998 - 81,151
2000 - 89,847
the population figures are from the US Census data.

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