List of Cities in Montana

List of Cities in Montana

Montana is the fourth-biggest state by physical size and has the eighth smallest population. Montana is divided into 56 counties and contains 129 incorporated municipalities, which consist of cities and towns. The largest city is Billings with an estimated population of 117,116 and the smallest city is Hobson with a population of 179. Bozeman is the fastest growing city in Montana as of 2022, Since 2010 Bozeman increased its population by 16,853.

Billings is the largest city in Montana, situated in the southern central part of Montana in Yellowstone Country, Billings has an approximate population of 117,116, and the Metropolitan Area has a population of 184,167, measuring up at around 43.5 square miles. Billings was founded in 1877 in the Yellowstone Valley, by a lawyer and landowner named Frederick H. Billings.

Missoula is the second-largest city in Montana, situated in Missoula County in the west of Montana and is actually the county seat. Missoula has an approximate population of 73,489, measuring up at around 29.08 square miles. Missoula was founded in 1866 as Hellgate Trading Post while still part of Washington Territory.

Great Falls is the third biggest city in Montana and the county seat of Cascade County. Great Falls has an approximate population of 60,442, and the Metropolitan Area has a population of 84,414, measuring up at around 22.9 square miles. Great Falls was incorporated on November 28, 1888, and was founded by Paris Gibson.

Hobson is one of the smallest cities in Montana. Hobson has an approximated population of 179, measuring up at around 0.24 square miles. Hobson was named after the owner of the new townsite by The railroad.

List of Cities in Montana

City Name Type County Population 2020
Billings City Yellowstone 117,116
Missoula City Missoula 73,489
Great Falls City Cascade 60,442
Bozeman City Gallatin 53,293
Helena City Lewis and Clark 32,091
Kalispell City Flathead 24,558
Belgrade City Gallatin 10,460
Havre City Hill 9,362
Miles City City Custer 8,354
Livingston City Park 8,040
Whitefish City Flathead 7,751
Laurel City Yellowstone 7,222
Sidney City Richland 6,346
Lewistown City Fergus 5,952
Columbia Falls City Flathead 5,308
Polson City Lake 5,148
Glendive City Dawson 4,873
Hamilton City Ravalli 4,659
Dillon City Beaverhead 3,880
Hardin City Big Horn 3,818
Glasgow City Valley 3,202
Shelby City Toole 3,169
Cut Bank City Glacier 3,056
Deer Lodge City Powell 2,938
Libby City Lincoln 2,775
Wolf Point City Roosevelt 2,517
Conrad City Pondera 2,318
Red Lodge City Carbon 2,257
Colstrip City Rosebud 2,096
Three Forks City Gallatin 1,989
Ronan City Lake 1,955
East Helena City Lewis and Clark 1,944
Malta City Phillips 1,860
Baker City Fallon 1,802
Townsend City Broadwater 1,787
Roundup City Musselshell 1,742
Choteau City Teton 1,721
Plentywood City Sheridan 1,669
Big Timber City Sweet Grass 1,650
Forsyth City Rosebud 1,647
Fort Benton City Chouteau 1,449
Thompson Falls City Sanders 1,336
Chinook City Blaine 1,185
Scobey City Daniels 999
Harlowton City Wheatland 955
White Sulphur Springs City Meagher 955
Troy City Lincoln 797
Harlem City Blaine 769
Poplar City Roosevelt 758
Hobson City Judith Basin 179
Judith Gap Town Wheatland 110


List of Cities in Montana
List of Cities in Montana