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Billings

Yellowstone County,

Montana

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The Magic City
Star of the Big Sky Country
City Beneath the Rimrocks


The Montana state capital is Helena.


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Zip Codes

: 59101, 59102, 59103, 59104, 59105

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Billings is approximately 89,847 (2000).
The approximate number of families is 39,293 (2000).

The amount of land area in Billings is 84.433 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Billings is 37 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.275 sq kilometers.
The distance from Billings to Washington DC is 1732 miles. The distance to the Montana state capital is 179 miles. (as the crow flies)
Billings is positioned 45.79 degrees north of the equator and 108.53 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Billings elevation is 3,126 feet above sea level.
Billings miscellany.

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Location

Billings location: in south central Montana.

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Geography

The geography for Billings is a mix of plains and mountains. The Rimrocks north and east of Billings are sandstone cliffs from 300 to 500 feet high. Beyond the Rimrocks are mostly rolling hills. South of Billings are steeper hills.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Billings is Semi-arid. The humidity is low year-round. The snowfall averages about 57 inches per year, but doesn't accumulate. The area has warm Chinook winds in February and March which bring Spring-like conditions during these winter months. The last frost can be as late as May 15th and the first frost usually comes about the end of September. Autumn is usually a typical Indian summer with mild days and cool nights.
The weather in Billings is sunny and mild! Here are two weather pages for the Billings area:
Current Weather for Billings and the CNN Weather Page
Billings average annual precipitation is 15 inches per year.
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History & History Related Items

Billings history:

Billings is the largest city in Montana! It was settled around the early 1880's because of the Northern Pacific Railroad coming into the area. Not far to the south is the Little Big Horn National Monument. Take Interstate 90 to go to the monument
The founding of Billings: 1882
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Attractions

Billings attractions:

The Moss Mansion

Things to Do in Billings

Things to See in Billings

Billings and the entire state of Montana, are in Mountain Time Zone. The area code for the entire state is 406

Attractions for Billings

ZooMontana
2100 South Shiloh Road
Billings, MT 59108
Phone: (406) 652-8100
Fax: (406) 652-9281

Billings RimRockers
IBA Professional Basketball Team
P.O. Box 30743
Billings, MT 59107
Phone: (406)245-3344
99/00 regular season begins November 27 and ends February 17. Playoffs run through March 15, 2000.

BillingsMontana.Net offers extensive information and many helpful resources for both Billings residents and visitors. Resources include local discussion forums, free classified ads, free email, events calendar, and much more.

"Noted Notables"
Some of these were and are residents of the area, while others are legends or famous people who spent time in Billings.
Sitting Bull, Lewis and Clark, Crazy Horse, Teddy Roosevelt, George Armstrong Custer, and Calamity Jane.

Charles Lindberg lived here and performed as a barn-storming aviator before his famous non-stop flight from New York to Paris.

The Crow and Northern Cheyenne tribes have reservations near Billings

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