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Sleeping Giant mountain formation north of Helena, Montana
The iconic "Sleeping Giant" mountain formation north of Helena, Montana
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About Helena

Flag of Helena, MontanaSatellite view showing Helena the “Queen City of the Rockies”, county seat of Lewis and Clark County and capital of the State of Montana in the United States. The city is located about 170 mi (270 km) south of the US-Canadian border, between Yellowstone and Glacier National Parks, close to the Missouri River in Prickly Pear Valley in the central-western part of the state, near the foothills of a portion of the Rocky Mountains.



State Capitol in Helena, Montana, USA
Montana State Capitol in Helena, it houses the Montana State Legislature.
Image: Martin Kraft
 
When placer gold was discovered in 1864 in the area where is now Helena, the arriving current of people soon established a mining town, then known as Last Chance Gulch, it became rapidly a boomtown and grew in importance.

Helena has been the capital of Montana Territory since 1875 even before it was incorporated in 1881. In 1889 Montana became the forty-first state in the union, and Helena its capital.

Today Helena has a population of 30,500 inhabitants (in 2015), about 78,000 people live in the Helena Micropolitan Statistical Area, which, comprising of Lewis and Clark and Jefferson counties.


Helena attractions:

Montana State Capitol (state capitol of the U.S. state of Montana, constructed between 1896 and 1902 with wing-annexes added between 1909 and 1912).
Montana Historical Society Museum (Montana's Museum displays fine art, history, archaeological and ethnological artifacts)
Cathedral of St. Helena (Gothic Revival church, built in 1908)
Holter Museum of Art (contemporary art from the Northwest)

Outdoors: Gates of the Mountains Wilderness (wilderness area with the Gates of the Rocky Mountains, limestone rock formations along the Missouri River). Spring Meadow Lake State Park (swimming and ice fishing, - depends on season)

Sports: Kindrick Legion Field (baseball field)

Just zoom in (+) to see Montana State Capitol, it houses the Montana State Legislature.

The page shows a city map of Helena with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find the location of Helena Regional Airport (IATA code: HLN).

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Local Time Helena:
Monday-December-5  04:31  
Mountain Standard Time (MST): UTC/GMT -7 hours
Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) in use from the second Sunday in March, ends on the first Sunday in November; time zone offset: UTC/GMT -6 hours

 
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Google Map: Searchable Map of the City of Helena, Montana, USA.
 
City Coordinates: 46°35′44.9″N 112°1′37.31″W
 
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Wikipedia entry Helena, Montana
 
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