established Nov. 8, 1889 formerly known as Montana Territory
flag of Montana
seal of Montana
Montana two letter code: MT
capital: Helena est. 1875
Big Sky Country
The Last Best Place
Treasure State
59 Counties:
Beaverhead County
Big Horn County
Blaine County
Broadwater County
Carbon County
Carter County
Cascade County
Chouteau County
Chouteau County/Hill County
Custer County
Daniels County
Dawson County
Deer Lodge County
Fallon County
Fergus County
Flathead County
Flathead County/Sanders County/Lake County
Gallatin County
Gallatin County/Madison County
Garfield County
Glacier County
Golden Valley County
Granite County
Hill County
Jefferson County
Judith Basin County
Lake County
Lewis and Clark County
Liberty County
Lincoln County
Madison County
McCone County
Meagher County
Mineral County
Missoula County
Musselshell County
Park County
Petroleum County
Phillips County
Pondera County
Powder River County
Powell County
Prairie County
Ravalli County
Richland County
Roosevelt County
Rosebud County
Sanders County
Sheridan County
Silver Bow County
Stillwater County
Sweet Grass County
Teton County
Toole County
Treasure County
Valley County
Wheatland County
Wibaux County
Yellowstone County
4 Neighboring States:
North Dakota
South Dakota
1 Areacodes:
Airport : 230
Heliport : 36
Seaplane Base : 2
Ultralight : 1
Electoral Votes: 3
State Motto: Oro y plata
english translation: Gold and silver
Highest point in Montana: Granite Peak , 12799 feet
fossil Duck-billed dinosaur
fossil scientific name Maiasaura peeblesorum
tree Ponderosa Pine
tree binomial nomenclature Pinus ponderosa
flower Bitterroot
flower scientificname Lewisia rediviva
grass Bluebunch wheatgrass
grass scientific name Agropyron spicatum
fish Cutthroat trout
fish binomial nomenclature Oncorhynchus clarki
bird Western Meadowlark
insect Mourning cloak butterfly
insect scientific name Nymphalis antiopa
butterfly Mourning cloak butterfly
butterfly binomial nomenclature Nymphalis antiopa
land mammal Grizzly bear
gemstone Montana Sapphire / Montana Agate
zipcodes for Montana : 59001 59003 59004 59006 59007 59008 59011
all 320 zipcodes for Montana
Crime Chart Montana Crime (2014) USA Crime (2014)
population 1,023,579 318,857,056
violent crimes 3,3131,197,987
violent crime rate323.7375.7
murder and manslaughter3714,249
murder and manslaughter rate3.64.5
rape rate52.936.6
robbery rate19.8102.2
aggravated assault2,532741,291
aggravated assault rate247.4232.5
property crimes25,3128,277,829
property crime rate2472.92596.1
burglary rate351.2542.5
larceny theft19,6745,858,496
larceny theft rate1922.11837.3
motor vechicle theft2,043689,527
motor vehicle theft rate199.6216.2
Billings (110,263)
Bozeman (43,405)
Butte (34,622)
Great Falls (59,638)
Helena (30,581)
Kalispell (22,052)
Missoula (71,022)