The estimated population of Great Fall is 60,442, as of the 2020 census.
The city covers an area of 22.9 square miles, of which 21.79 square miles is land and 0.47 square miles is water.
Great Falls had the first fire bell in the State of Montana in 1887.
The city of Great Falls lies atop the Great Falls Tectonic Zone, an intracontinental shear zone between two geologic provinces of basement rock of the Archean period which form part of the North American continent.
Great Falls is named for a series of five waterfalls located on the Missouri River north and east of the city.
Great Falls is home to the World’s Shortest River, The Roe River, only 201 feet.
Great Falls has 3 Rivers: The Sun, Missouri and The Roe.
Seven Movies have been made in and around Great Falls.
Great Falls is also known as the “Electric City” which is attributed to the five hydroelectric dams located along the Missouri River.
Great Falls was founded in 1883 by Paris Gibson and railroad tycoon James J. Hill.
Great Falls is home to Giant Springs – the largest freshwater spring in the U.S.
Great Falls bought the first motorized fire fighting apparatus in the State of Montana in 1910.
Great Falls had the first black Public Library Director in Montana. Alma Jacobs was Library Director from 1954-1973.