Billings, Montana

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Billings, Montana
Flag of Billings, Montana
Flag
Official seal of Billings, Montana
Seal
Motto(s): 
Star of the Big Sky Country
Location in Montana
Location in Montana
Coordinates: Coordinates: 45°47′12″N 108°32′14″W / 45.78667°N 108.53722°W / 45.78667; -108.53722
CountryFlag of the United States.svg United States
StateFlag of Montana.svg Montana
Founded1877
Incorporated1882
Government
 • TypeMayor-Council
 • MayorRonald Tussing
 • city Admin.Tina Volek
 • Governing bodyCity Council
Area
 • City106 km2 (41.6 sq mi)
 • Land105.7 km2 (41.5 sq mi)
 • Water0.3 km2 (0.1 sq mi)
Elevation
952 m (3,123 ft)
Population
 (2006 est)
 • City100,148
 • Density1,029/km2 (2,665.1/sq mi)
 • Metro
177,385
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (Mountain)
ZIP codes
59101, 59102, 59103, 59104, 59105, 59106, 59107, 59108[1]
Area code(s)406
FIPS code30-06550
GNIS feature ID0802034
Websitewww.cityofbillings.net

Billings is a city in the U.S. State of Montana. Just over 100,000 people live there. It was founded in 1882 as a railroad town. it is the largest city in Montana by population.

Billings Logan International Airport is in the city. It is also home to the Pictograph Cave National Historic Landmark, Lake Elmo State Park and Four Dances Natural Area.

The Yellowstone River flows through the town.


Billings is also the birthplace (and hometown) of the beautiful Miss Teen USA Katie Blair.

References[change | change source]

  1. "ZIP Code Lookup" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. November 10 2007. Retrieved November 10, 2007. Check date values in: |year= (help)