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Local Area Code: 406

ZIP Codes:
59601,
59602,
59604,
59620,
59623,
59624,
59625,
59626

Time Zone: Mountain UTC -7

Electrical: 110V 60 Cycles, AC

Elevation: 4,058 ft.

Latitude:46° 24′ 45″ N

Longitude:112° 1′ 37″ W

 


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 Helena Montana Minimize

downtown Helena, Montana


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Notes about Helena, Montana:

- Gold found by the 4 Georgians led to the Gold Rush of 1864.

- Last Chance Gulch yielded approximately $3.5 Billion of gold.

- Capitol of the State of Montana and county seat for the Lewis and Clark county.

- Enjoys a stable economy partially due to the large state government workforce.

- Many streets follow the orginal chaotic path of the gold miners who had to go around other miner's claims and also follow the winding streambed.

- A city landmark, the old fire tower one of very few left standing, was built in 1876.


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The old Fire Tower built in 1876

 

1906 Trail (marker)


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