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  Billings, Montana - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Billings is rapidly growing; As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 89,847, and a 2006 city estimate indicates the city's population has grown to 101,182 (up 10.9% or 11,281 since 2000).
Billings was founded in 1877 and established in 1882 in the Montana Territory near the already-existing town of Coulson.
Billings is surrounded by six mountain ranges, the Beartooth Mountains to the west, the Pryor Mountains and Bighorn Mountains to the south, the Crazy Mountains to the northeast, the Big Snowy Mountains to the north and the Wolf Mountains to the south east.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Billings,_Montana   (3167 words)

 History of Parmly Billings Library, Billings, Montana
The Billings family had a tradition of philanthropy, as did many wealthy people in that much-maligned Gilded Age, and were willing to provide the seed money for an institution that the town of Billings needed and wanted—a public library.
In 1895, a petition was submitted to the Billings City Council, requesting it to pass an ordinance providing for “the establishment of a FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY in the city of Billings, and levying a tax for the support and maintenance thereof” and the submission of the ordinance to a vote of the electors.
Billings' growth was the motivator, since the bookmobile was acquired to serve children not in walking distance of the library, considered to be one mile.
www.billings.lib.mt.us /libhist2.html   (1797 words)

 Billings, Montana
Billings, established in 1882, was named for Frederick Billings, president of the Northern Pacific Railroad, and is Montana’s largest and perhaps most economically diverse city.
Billings’ primary trading area, in excess of 125,000 square miles, is one of the largest in the United States.
Located in the heart of Downtown Billings, the 5.12 million dollar Alberta Bair Theater serves as the hub of cultural entertainment in the city, as it is home to the Billings Community Concert Association and the Billings Symphony.
www.ultimatemontana.com /sectionpages/Section2/Billings/billings.html   (663 words)

Billings sits on the banks of the Yellowstone River between Yellowstone National Park and Little Bighorn Battlefield (Custer’s Last Stand) National Monument.
Billings is the largest city in a 500-mile radius and is a hub for transportation, accommodations, and other services.
Billings is also home to Montana’s only zoo, the Alberta Bair Theater for Performing Arts, and the Billings Symphony.
montanameetings.com /billings.htm   (336 words)

 Living In Montana
Billings' diversified economy is built on agriculture, livestock, tourism, distribution and energy industries.
Billings Public Schools has an enrollment of more than 16,000 students in its 24 elementary schools, four middle schools, three high schools, one career center and one adult education center.
Montana State University-Billings offers quality academic programs in nearly 100 fields of study, including the state's only special education and rehabilitation counseling programs.
www.billingsclinic.com /body.cfm?id=189   (570 words)

 Billings, MT
Billings is where Montana Territory began, and where your historical and cultural ‘passport’ to the legendary West begins.
Watch Montana’s wildlife by grabbing your binoculars and heading to the plains or hiking in the mountains that surround Billings.
Billings is the gateway to Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, Bighorn National Recreation Area, Yellowstone Park, the Yellowstone River and the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness.
www.campingmontana.com /Billings.asp   (533 words)

 Not In Our Town - About - NIOT 1 | PBS
NOT IN OUR TOWN is the inspiring documentary film about the residents of Billings, Montana who responded to an upsurge in hate violence by standing together for a hate-free community.
KKK fliers were distributed, the Jewish cemetery was desecrated, the home of a Native American family was painted with swastikas, and a brick was thrown through the window of a six-year-old boy who displayed a Menorah for Hanukkah.
Billings, Montana is the kind of town where everyone says Hello, where you can always find a parking place, and where the shopkeepers know your name.
www.pbs.org /niot/about/niot1.html   (2296 words)

 Billings, Montana (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Billings, city and seat of Yellowstone County, in southern Montana.
Located on the Yellowstone River, Billings is the largest city in Montana and the commercial, shipping, and processing center of a region that produces cattle, wheat, and sugar beets.
Billings was incorporated as a city in 1885.
www.thecityofbillings.com.cob-web.org:8888   (346 words)

 Billings voters say no to fluoride for 3rd time in 35 years
Billings voters say no to fluoride for 3rd time in 35 years
For the third time in 35 years, Billings residents have voted against adding fluoride to the city water supply.
They had the endorsement of numerous organizations in Billings, including both hospitals, more than 100 local doctors and dentists, Head Start, several PTAs and the county health department.
www.fluoridealert.org /news/1075.html   (765 words)

 Yellowjacket Athletics
BILLINGS, MT — All the time and miles ran paid off for the Montana State-Billings women’s cross country team as they captured the 2006 Heartland Conference....
BILLINGS, MT — On a night when history was made at Alterowitz Gym, the Montana State-Billings volleyball team dominated all phases of a 3-1 win over visiting Rocky Mountain College....
BILLINGS, MT — A lone first half goal was the difference Sunday as Incarnate Word handed the Montana State-Billings women’s soccer team its first home loss....
www.msubillings.edu /athletics   (476 words)

 Billings Montana
Billings was founded in 1882 and is named for Frederick Billings who was a promoter of the Northern Pacific Railroad.
As the a head for the Northern Pacific Railroad, Billings' population steadily grew into the bustling city it is today.
Billings is currently the banking, cattle-shipping, an retail center for all of Montana as well as western North Dakota, and northwestern South Dakota.
www.bozemannet.com /getting_here/billings.php   (520 words)

 DBP Programs Page
Billings is the largest city in Montana with a population of approximately 93,000 within the city limits and another 40,000 in surrounding Yellowstone County.
Billings trade market area is geographically one of the largest in the nation drawing approximately 250,000 people from Montana, Wyoming, South Dakota and North Dakota.
Billings serves as a gateway for Yellowstone National Park, the Little Bighorn National Battlefield and Pompeys Pillar which bears the signature of William Clark of the Lewis and Clark 1806 expedition.
www.downtownbillings.com   (326 words)

 Billings Montana, MT
Although horse and stage coach used to be the main mode of transportation, Billings really began to grow rapidly when the railroad first came to the town.
Billings, MT is surrounded by five mountain ranges: the Bighorns, Beartooths, Crazy Mountains, the Pryor Range, and the Snowy Mountains.
But just within Billings, Montana there is so much adventure to be had.
www.bigskymontananet.com /getting_here/billings.php   (481 words)

 Billings, Montana: Explore Billings, Montana - Parks - Campgrounds.
Billings is a good base from which to make forays to other places and attractions in south-central Montana and northern Wyoming.
The city of Billings has an unusual and unique setting, built as it is at the foot of a massive wall of rimrocks.
The Yellowstone County Museum is near the Billings airport.
www.montana.ms /Yellowstonecountry/index.html   (2105 words)

Planned Parenthood, which is celebrating its 35th anniversary in Montana, had been at the downtown location for 27 years.
About 11 percent of the clients Planned Parenthood of Montana sees are younger than 18, she said.
Copyright © The Billings Gazette, a division of Lee Enterprises.
www.billingsgazette.com /index.php?id=1&display=rednews/2005/02/18/build/local/35-protesters.inc   (889 words)

 Movie Theaters in Billings, Montana - Associated Content
If you are visiting Billings, Montana for a vacation, family event, or business trip and you find yourself in need of a little entertainment, then you should consider seeing a movie at one of Billings’ modern movie theaters.
Seeing a movie at one of Billings’ movie theaters is not only a great activity to do as a family, but it is also a great way to unwind after a long day at work, or after a long day of driving.
So whether you live in the Billings area, or whether you are just visiting, Billings, Montana has several movie theaters ready to entertain you, and this article will provide you with the information needed to find a theater that is close to your location.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/24124/movie_theaters_in_billings_montana.html   (456 words)

 Montana Personal Injury Lawyers
The Skaggs Law Firm was founded in 1982 by Robert H. Skaggs on two main principles: that every case is an important case and that every client deserves personal attention, compassion and an attorney who will fight for their rights.
If you have questions about your rights or believe you may need a Montana personal injury lawyer (whether for an auto accident case, a medical malpractice claim, or a defective product lawsuit), call the Skaggs Law Firm for a free initial consultation and evaluation of your case.
Robert H. Skaggs is an injury lawyer serving clients in Billings and throughout Montana.
www.montana-injury-lawyers.com   (201 words)

 Montana News (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.netlab.uky.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Montana's highest court has ordered the release of previously sealed court documents relating to a developmentally disabled man's illegal commitment to a state mental institution, where he choked to death in...
Western Montana's fish and wildlife will enjoy a $28 million boost over the next three years, the state's share of money set aside to mitigate the impacts of regional hydroelectric dams.
Not many college football teams have an 'away-field' advantage similar to Montana's domination at Wildcat Stadium in Ogden, Utah, where the Grizzlies are 16-5 against host Weber State over the years.
www.topix.net.cob-web.org:8888 /state/mt   (679 words)

 Montana jobs - Billings jobs - Missoula jobs - Great Falls jobs - Bozeman jobs - Helena jobs - Kalispell jobs - Havre ...
Montana is the only state with a triple divide allowing water to flow into the Pacific, Atlantic, and Hudson Bay.
The following articles focus on employment in Montana as well as issues relating to jobs and careers in Montana.
Cal Scott, chairman of the Northwest Montana Association of...
www.montanajobnetwork.com   (468 words)

 Montana State University - Billings - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Montana State University - Billings is a state university located in Billings, Montana (USA).
It was named Eastern Montana Normal School when it was founded and then named Eastern Montana College before being renamed to its present name when the Montana State University System reorganized in 1994.
Students have access to many places in Montana, from hiking in the nearby city and state parks to sightseeing in Yellowstone National Park to going to a concert at MetraPark.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Montana_State_University_-_Billings   (688 words)

 Rehberg (MT00) - Press Release - Rehberg Honors Montana’s Congressional Art Competition Winner Billings, Montana, High ...
WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-Mont) joined Montana’s winner of the 2004 Congressional Art Competition, Tori Wardrip, in Washington, DC today, as her artwork was unveiled during an official Capitol Hill ceremony.
Tori, who will be Junior at Billings West High School this fall, won the statewide competition for her detailed pencil drawing of a bald eagle.
Tori was accompanied by her parents, Douglas and Cindy Wardrip of Billings.
www.house.gov /list/press/mt00_rehberg/071304_ArtWinner.html   (242 words)

 BillingsGazette.com :: Montana guide
The institute is made possible through a grant from the Montana Office of Public Instruction.
Montana State University-Billings will present a "College is Possible" workshop from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
The Retro Encounter is being sponsored by Network of Praise Christian radio, a Montana-based group that operates numerous FM radio stations in Montana and Wyoming.
www.billingsgazette.net /articles/2006/06/11/news/state/85-guide.txt   (725 words)

 Montana Marathon
Beginning at Molt, Montana, winding through Billings, and ending at Daylis Stadium in Billings, Montana, the scenic course is certified by USATF, #MT98002GT.
Billings Clinic will provide health professionals for first aid care at Half Marathon throughout second half of Marathon and finish line.
Runners are encouraged to pick up their race packet at the Montana Marathon Expo located at West Park Plaza, Time Out Sports, 1603 Grand Avenue, 245-9735; Fri., Sept. 15, 12-8 pm; Sat., Sept. 16, between 10 am-4 pm; after the Pasta Feed on Sat.
www.montanamarathon.org   (594 words)

 Adventure Tours Billings MT Montana + National Parks - City Guide
Babcock Theater (circa 1907) 2812 2nd Avenue North, Billings, MT 59101, Located in the Downtown Historic District, This impressive Vaudeville theater stays on as a reminder of Billings' early years.
, Montana's only wildlife park is nestled in 70 acres of plush Montana green.
Children will enjoy the turn-of-the-century Montana Homestead petting zoo in a farm and ranch setting.
www.discoverourtown.com /MT/Billings/Attractions-2768.html   (310 words)

 Montana Jobs - Jobs in Montana - Billings Jobs
Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics, Montana's 840 welders...
Western Montana counties such as Ravalli, Flathead, Missoula and Gallatin...
In Montana, trucking is projected to be one...
www.montanajobs.com   (190 words)

 "January Thaw 1998 - Billings Montana
BILLINGS -- If you're a Montana rancher or if you just have a few acres, you may want to spend a few days at the "January Thaw: Farm and Ranch Conference" Jan. 7 - 10 at Rocky Mountain College in Billings.
The conference is sponsored by Rocky Mountain College and Montana State University Extension Service offices in Yellowstone, Big Horn, Rosebud, Stillwater, Musselshell, Carbon, Sweet Grass, Treasure, Golden Valley and Park counties and the Northern Cheyenne Reservation.
Montana Governor Marc Racicot will provide insights from his address at the Governor's Conference on Agriculture in Great Falls Jan. 7.
www.montana.edu /wwwpb/ag/jan_thaw.html   (938 words)

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