Map Montana

 Map Montana

Introduce

Montana is a state located in the northwestern United States, is the 41st state to join the union on 8 November 1889. The capital of Montana is the city of Helena, while the largest cities are Billings and Great Falls. Montana state is famous for the vast and majestic hills north of the Rocky Mountains.

Flag

Flag of Montana The official flag of Montana includes the state seal on a blue background. The flag was adopted in 1905.

History

Montana has been inhabited by indigenous peoples for many centuries, but by the beginning of the 19th century Europeans began to come to the area. The first group of white explorers to travel to Montana was the Lewis and Clark Expeditions of 1804-1806. After that, fur traders and fishermen began to settle in the area; however, by the 1840s the fur trade began to decline. Roman Catholic missionaries, who made Montana their hometown after trappers, founded the Saint Mary Missionary Society in the Bitterroot Valley. They also contributed to the development of the state by building a sawmill as well as promoting agriculture. With the discovery of gold, many seekers began flocking to the area. On May 26, 1864, Montana became a territory of the United States and in 1889 was admitted to the Union.

Geography

Montana covers an area of 147,040 square miles. Montana (It) shares borders with the four states of the United States - North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Idaho; and three Canadian provinces - British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. Some of the most prominent mountains in the state include Granite Peak, Wood Mountain, Castle Peak, Castle Mountain, Mount Cleveland, among others (etc.). Some of the river valleys in the state are Big Hole Valley, Bitterroot Valley, Gallatin Valley, Flathead Valley and Paradise Valley. In Montana, you will encounter a diverse flora and fauna including about 14 amphibians, 117 species of mammals, 427 species of birds, 20 species of reptiles, among others. Granite Peak, at 12,807 feet, is the highest point in the state.

Travel

Montana Tourist Destinations Highlights to visit in Montana include Glacier National Park, which includes breathtaking mountain ranges, alpine meadows, jungles, waterfalls and other attractions; Little Bighorn Battlefield National Memorial commemorating the 1876 battle between the US Army and the Sioux and Cheyenne Indians; The Rockies Museum displays a collection of dinosaurs, as well as their eggs. Some other places worth visiting are C.M. The Russell Museum complex, the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, World Mining Museum in Butte, and Moss Mansion to name a few.

 

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 Map Montana
Map Montana

Introduce

Montana is a state located in the northwestern United States, is the 41st state to join the union on 8 November 1889. The capital of Montana is the city of Helena, while the largest cities are Billings and Great Falls. Montana state is famous for the vast and majestic hills north of the Rocky Mountains.

Flag

Flag of Montana The official flag of Montana includes the state seal on a blue background. The flag was adopted in 1905.

History

Montana has been inhabited by indigenous peoples for many centuries, but by the beginning of the 19th century Europeans began to come to the area. The first group of white explorers to travel to Montana was the Lewis and Clark Expeditions of 1804-1806. After that, fur traders and fishermen began to settle in the area; however, by the 1840s the fur trade began to decline. Roman Catholic missionaries, who made Montana their hometown after trappers, founded the Saint Mary Missionary Society in the Bitterroot Valley. They also contributed to the development of the state by building a sawmill as well as promoting agriculture. With the discovery of gold, many seekers began flocking to the area. On May 26, 1864, Montana became a territory of the United States and in 1889 was admitted to the Union.

Geography

Montana covers an area of 147,040 square miles. Montana (It) shares borders with the four states of the United States - North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, and Idaho; and three Canadian provinces - British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. Some of the most prominent mountains in the state include Granite Peak, Wood Mountain, Castle Peak, Castle Mountain, Mount Cleveland, among others (etc.). Some of the river valleys in the state are Big Hole Valley, Bitterroot Valley, Gallatin Valley, Flathead Valley and Paradise Valley. In Montana, you will encounter a diverse flora and fauna including about 14 amphibians, 117 species of mammals, 427 species of birds, 20 species of reptiles, among others. Granite Peak, at 12,807 feet, is the highest point in the state.

Travel

Montana Tourist Destinations Highlights to visit in Montana include Glacier National Park, which includes breathtaking mountain ranges, alpine meadows, jungles, waterfalls and other attractions; Little Bighorn Battlefield National Memorial commemorating the 1876 battle between the US Army and the Sioux and Cheyenne Indians; The Rockies Museum displays a collection of dinosaurs, as well as their eggs. Some other places worth visiting are C.M. The Russell Museum complex, the Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, World Mining Museum in Butte, and Moss Mansion to name a few.

 

Montana State Map
Montana State Map
About the Montana State Montana is the fourth largest state in the United States, and the largest landlocked state in the country, with an area of 147,042 square miles (381,154 square kilometers). With a total population of just under one million people, Montana ranks as the seventh least populous state in the country, and has the third lowest population density. Known for its scenic landscapes Montana is home to Glacier National Park, Little Bighorn Battlefield, and part of Yellowstone National Park. Only one of Montana's cities has a population greater than 100,000, and that's the capital in Billings. The other cities with a sizeable population are Missoula and Great Falls, along with metropolitan areas Bozeman, Butte, Helena and Kalispell. ACOD~20120926
Montana Golf Courses Map
Montana Golf Courses Map
The Montana Golf Courses map points out the cities and towns like Helena, Billings, Bozeman, Great Falls, etc., which host some of the state’s well-known golf clubs. They’re either run by public organizations or private entities, and some of the more prominent golf courses are listed below: Eagle Falls Golf Club at Great Falls Montana Pro Golf at Florence Larchmont Golf Course at Missoula Bridger Creek Golf Course at Bozeman Yellowstone Country Club at Billings Butte Country Club at Butte Zahara Valley Golf Club at Great Falls Missoula Country Club at Missoula Lake Hills Golf Course at Billings Green Meadow Country Club at Helena Whitefish Lake Golf Club at Whitefish Big Mountain Golf Club at Kalispell Spanish Peaks Resort at Big Sky The Old Works Golf Course at Anaconda Deer Park Golf Club at Deer Lodge Valley View Golf Club at Bozeman The King Ranch Golf Course at Frenchtown Eagle Bend Golf Course at Bigfork Laurel Golf Club at Laurel Emerald Greens Golf Club at Great Falls The Montana state map facilitates the understanding of locational particulars of various golf courses found across the length and breadth of the state.
Montana Rivers Map
Montana Rivers Map
Montana Rivers Shown on the Map: Missouri River, Yellowstone River, Beaverhead River, Big Hole River, Big Horn River, Big Muddy Creek, Bitterroot River, Blackfoot Rriver, Clark Fork, Clarks Fork, Flathead River, Gallatin River, Jefferson River, Judith River, Kootenai River, Little Missouri River, Little Bighorn River, Madison River, Marias River, Milk River, Musselshell River, O'Fallon Creek, Poplar River, Powder River, Red Rock River, Rosebud Creek, Redwater River, St. Regis River, Swan River, South Fork Flathead River, Sun River, Teton River, Tongue River. The Montana River Map highlights the several rivers and lakes of the state. Several rivers and lakes flow through the State of Montana. Montana’s three most prominent rivers are the Clark Fork River, the Yellowstone River and the Missouri River. Flowing out from the Yellowstone National Park, the Yellowstone River converges with great Missouri River in North Dakota, whereas the Missouri River flows across Three Fork. In the southwestern part of Montana, the Clark Fork River originates at the junction of Warm Springs Creek and Silver Bow Creek and then drains into the Warm Springs Wildlife Management Area. A few of the important rivers of the northwestern part of Montana are Swan, Whitefish and Kootenai. The southern edge of the state includes rivers such as the Rock River, the Boulder River and the Stillwater River, while the Flint Creek, the Ruby and the Beaverhead are some of the notable rivers of southwestern Montana, and in Central Montana, the famous rivers are the Smith, the Marias and the Sun. In addition, Flathead Lake and Fort Peck Lake are two important lakes in Montana: covering a total area of 375 sq miles, Ft. Peck Reservoir is one the biggest inland bodies of water in the Northern US. Lakes in Montana : Canyon Ferry Lake, Flathead Lake, Fort Peck Lake, Fresno Reservoir, Hebgen Lake, Hungry Horse Reservoir, Lake Elwell, Lake Kooca, Medicine Lake and Nelson Reservoir.
Montana Airports Map
Montana Airports Map
Airports in Montana Montana, "The Land of the Shining Mountains," is a well-known tourist destination, and the state's 123 public airports are very service-minded, providing friendly assistance to travelers to make their stay a pleasant one. The Glacier Park International Airport in Kalispell, the Missoula International Airport in Missoula, and The Great Falls International Airport in Great Falls are the international airports in Montana, but the other general aviation airports in Montana with international terminals are: The Glasgow International Airport in Glasgow, The Whetstone International Airport in Port of Del Bonita and The Ross International Airport in Sweetgrass. The Missoula International Airport is among the more efficient airports of Montana, offers visitors a comfortable dining experience in the airport's restaurant or relaxation in the neighboring bar, and it also has a conference room for business travelers. The airlines that serve this airport are Northwest Airlines, Sky West Airlines, Allegiant Air, Big Sky Airlines and Horizon Air.The Great Falls International Airport is one of the best airports in Montana that is located in a tourist hub and attracts many people annually. This Montana airport is well connected to other states in the USA, and has a high level of security with an efficient customs department. The airlines that serve this airport are Big Sky Airlines, Horizon Air, Delta Airlines, United Airlines and Northwest Airlines. Another airport of Montana that is well connected to global destinations and the states of USA is The Glacier Park International Airport, and the airlines that serve this airport are Big Sky Airlines, US Airways, Northwest Airlines, Delta Connection and Horizon Airways. Some of the city served airports in Montana include Great Falls International Airport, Helena Regional Airport, Glacier Park International Airport, Sidney-Richland Municipal Airport, L.M. Clayton Airport, Glasgow International Airport, Havre City-County Airport and many more. Montana also has a good collection of military airports with some private-use airports as well. There are airports which have commercial enplanements that have been recorded by the FAA. The other important Montana airports are at Cut Bank, Shelby, Havre, Malta, Plentywood, Wolf Point, Jordan, Glendive, Miles City, Broadus, Billings, Roundup, Livingston, Bozeman, Dillon, Helena and Drummond. Some general aviation airports in Montana include Bowman Field, Baker Municipal Airport, Big Sandy Airport, Big Timber Airport, Liberty County Airport and Colstrip Airport. The tickets to the aforementioned airlines can be booked online at their respective sites. Booking tickets online may also incur discounts.
Montana County Map
Montana County Map
Spanning an area of 147,040 square miles, Montana is the fourth largest state in the United States. There are 56 counties in the state. Beaverhead, Deer Lodge, Gallatin, Jefferson, Lewis & Clark, Madison, Missoula, and Chouteau were the original counties when the Montana Territory was created in 1864. The area of Yellowstone National Park comes under Gallatin County and Park County. Covering an area of 5,543 square miles, Beaverhead County is the largest county in Montana. Silver Bow County in southwestern Montana is the state's smallest county by area. With more than 155,000 inhabitants, Yellowstone County is the most populous county in the state. Petroleum County was the last county out of 56, founded in 1925. It is also the least populous county in Montana. Daniels County in northeastern portion of the state is considered one of the most rural counties in the US. MOW.DT.12.9.16 Source: factfinder.census.gov
List of Universities in Montana
List of Universities in Montana
Montana Universities and Colleges About the Universities in Montana Montana has a number of public and private universities noted for their literary acclaims. The Montana University System was created on July 1, 1994 to streamline higher education in the state. The system has fourteen campuses that are divided into two State University Systems, Community Colleges, Tribal Colleges, and Independent Colleges. Over 47,000 students enroll in the system each semester. The major tribal colleges in the state are: Fort Peck Community College, Little Big Horn College, and Salish Kootenai College. Besides, there are three small private colleges: Carroll College, Rocky Mountain College and University of Great Falls. Top Universities in the Montana are: Montana State University: Established in 1893, Montana State University is a public university located in Bozeman, Montana. It is the land-grant university of the state and primary campus in the Montana State University System. There are over 13,500 students in the university with a faculty of 1,040 members. Waded Cruzado is the president. The university offers courses in arts architecture, business, education, hospitality, and engineering. The University of Great Falls: Located in Great Falls, Montana, the University of Great Falls is a private Roman Catholic university. It was founded in 1932 with the mission "to provide students with the opportunity to obtain a liberal education for living and for making a living." Eugene J. McAllister is the president of the university. Some of the major programs offered by the institution are business, arts, literature, criminal justice, human services, elementary education, counseling psychology, and paralegal studies. Fort Peck Community College: Established in 1969, Fort Peck Community College is one of the seven tribal community colleges in Montana. It focuses on providing higher education to the backward classes. The main campus of the college is located in Poplar. James E. Shanley is the president of the college. The institution offers programs in elementary education, business, technology, information technology and psychology.
Cities in Montana
Cities in Montana
The state is divided into 56 counties. Helena is the state capital while Billings is the most populous city in Montana. Anaconda is the largest city in by land area. Nicknamed 'the Electric City', Great Falls is the third largest city in the state. Kalispell, in northwestern Montana, is a gateway to Glacier National Park. Referred to as 'The Garden City', Missoula is home to the University of Montana. Miles City, where cowboy traditions live on, is called the "Cow Capital of the West." The city of Bozeman houses the Museum of the Rockies which features the largest collection of dinosaur remains in the US. Butte, Livingston, Polson, and Havre are other major cities in Montana. Getting In and Around The Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) and Billings Logan International Airport (BIL) are the busiest airports in the state. Amtrak's Empire Builder has few regular and seasonal stops in Montana. Interstate Highways (I-90, I-15, and I-94) along with other numbered highways form a dense road network.
Montana Google Map
Montana Google Map

The Google map of Montana shows the political boundaries of the state and the neighboring American states. The map allows not only the satellite view of the state but also the street view of any specific place. On the bottom left corner of the map window, a function enables users to switch between the satellite and the street view. Get directions to a destination and calculate how long it takes to get there with the help of this map. The Google Earth Data offers a detailed view of highway systems, tourist attractions, distance between cities, location of hotels & restaurants, and more. Just hover your mouse cursor on the map and then zoom in or out and move it in different directions to study this map of Montana. To enhance the map size to increase readability, click on the top left corner of the map. The Google Montana map comes in handy to find out street maps, real time traffic condition, analyze geographical features, and much more. MOW.DT.12.21.16

Montana Road Map
Montana Road Map
The state and national highways, roads and streets of the state are clearly marked in the Montana Road Map. The well maintained roads of Montana comfortably connect all the important cities and towns of the state. The northern part of the state is easily accessible from the southern part of Montana by the Interstate highway of 15. The Interstate Highway of 90 and Interstate 94 joins the eastern and western ends of the state. Some other important road routes of Montana that help in the easy connectivity of the state are the US Highways of 2, 87, 12, 212, 191, 310, 89, and 93. The State of Montana had total length of 69,567 miles of national and state highways, roads and streets in the year of 2006. In that same year, Montana had 1,052,737 registered motor vehicles, (specifically, 466,659 cars, 556,772 trucks and 2,795 public and private buses), and had issued driving licenses to 678,899 drivers. Montana Interstates: North-South interstates include: Interstate 15. East-West interstates include: Interstate 90 and Interstate 94 Montana Routes: US Highways and State Routes include: Route 2, Route 12, Route 87, Route 89, Route 93, Route 191, Route 212, Route 287 and Route 310.
Montana Rail Map
Montana Rail Map
All passenger rail service in the state of Montana is provided by Amtrak. There are 12 stations within the state, all along the Empire Builder. The Empire Builder - running between Chicago and the Pacific Northwest - is the Amtrak's busiest long-distance route. The route enters from North Dakota and extends into Idaho while serving communities in northern Montana. Current Amtrak stations in Montana - Browning Cut Bank East Glacier Park Essex Glasgow Havre Libby Malta Shelby West Glacier Whitefish Wolf Point Among the common freight carriers in Montana include BNSF Railway (BNSF), Dakota, Missouri Valley and Western Railroad (DMVW), Montana Rail Link (MRL), Union Pacific Railroad (UP), and Yellowstone Valley Railroad (YSVR). In terms of overall freight transportation, the BNSF Railway is the largest railroad in Montana, with 1,983 miles (3,191 km) of track in the state. Montana Rail Link is a Class II railroad that serves 100 stations runs along 817 miles (1,315 km) of track. Its main line serves Missoula, Livingston, Bozeman, Billings, and Helena. Central Montana Rail extends nearly 84.2 miles while serving Judith Basin, Fergus, and Chouteau Counties. Montana also has historical railroads which existed during the industrial boom of the 19th and 20th century. MOW.DT.12.21.16
Where is Montana Located?
Where is Montana Located?
The state of Montana covers a total area of 147,046 sq miles, with cities like Helena, Great Falls, Billings, Bozeman, Butte, Kalispell arrayed in the 56 counties throughout. Neighbor to South and North Dakota on the east, the state shares its northern border with the Canadian states of Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia. Idaho abuts Montana on the west, and both Wyoming and Idaho share the southern border of Montana. The geographical location of Montana is 47.0° N and 110.0° W. Neighbor to South and North Dakota on the east, the state shares its northern border with the Canadian states of Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia. Idaho abuts Montana on the west, and both Wyoming and Idaho share the southern border of Montana. Locations in the Map NEIGHBOUR COUNTRIES: Canada, Mexico. SEAS, OCEANS, RIVER, BAY: Gulf of Mexico, Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean