Dillon, Montana

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Dillon is a city in and the county seat of Beaverhead County, Montana, United States.[1] The population was 4,134 at the 2010 census.[2] The city was named for Union Pacific Railroad President Sidney Dillon.[3] It was founded in 1880 as a railroad town.[4]

The Beaverhead River flows through the town.

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  1. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-18.
  3. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 106.
  4. "Dillon History". Beaverhead County Museum. Beaverhead County Museum. Archived from the original on 17 September 2015. Retrieved 2 February 2015.