Montana Facts

Nickname: Treasuer State

Capital city: Helena

Statehood: November 8, 1889 – 41st

Area: 147,046 sq.mi. (380,848 sq.km.) – 4th

Population: 1,015,165 – 44th (2013)

Counties: 56

National Parks:  

National Monuments: 3

State Parks: 44

Bird: Western Meadowlark

Flower: Bitterroot

Tree: Ponderosa Pine

Highest Point: Granite Peak – 12,799 feet (3,901 m)

Lowest Point: Kootenai River at Idaho border – 1800 feet (548 m)

 

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Best Season:Spring, Summer, Autumn
Popular Location: Glacier NP, Little Bighorn Battlefield NM, Museum of the Rockies, Helena