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. Retrieved 2 February 2015.