Havre, Montana

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Building in Havre

Havre (/ˈhævər/ HAV-ər) is the county seat and largest city in Hill County, Montana, in the United States. Havre is nicknamed the crown jewel of the Hi-Line.[1] It is said to be named after the city of Le Havre in France.[2][3]

As of the 2020 census the population was 9,362.[4]

Havre was incorporated in 1893. It was founded mainly as a railroad service center for the Great Northern Railway.

A buffalo jump, named the Too Close for Comfort Site, is just outside of town. The Milk River is also nearby.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved June 7, 2011.
  2. Kari Gorder, Havre History on the Web[permanent dead link]
  3. "The History of Havre, Montana". Havre Chamber of Commerce.
  4. "QuickFacts: Havre city, Montana". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 22, 2024.