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 3,880 at the 2020 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. National Association of Counties. "NACo County Explorer". Retrieved February 22, 2024.
  2. "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2020 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Dillon city, Montana". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 22, 2024.
  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.