Montana State University

Montana, the State

Scenic lake in MontanaBear in grass
Aerial view of Bozeman Montana

From the nation's first National Park to the world's first International Peace Park, Montana is as refreshing and tranquil as it is rugged and exhilarating.

Montana Information

  • Statehood was granted in 1889.
  • Major industries are agriculture, mining and tourism.
  • Population: 1,000,000, 4th largest state in the US and the 7th least populous.
  • Highest Peak: 12,807 ft, Granite Peak in the Absorka-Beartooth Wilderness, and is the tenth highest state peak in the nation.

More to Explore and Discover

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