Billings, Montana - Facts & Figures
Billings is the largest city in Montana and is the county seat of Yellowstone County. The city is experiencing rapid growth. Billings avoided the economic bust that affected most of the nation from 2008-2012 and also avoided the housing fall. Billings is home to the Bakken oil play, the largest oil discovery in U.S. history. Area attractions include Pompey's Pillar, Pictograph Cave, Chief Plenty Coups State Park, Zoo Montana and Yellowstone Art Museum. Within 100 miles are Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area, Red Lodge Mountain Resort and the Beartooth Highway which links Red Lodge to Yellowstone National Park.
Billings boasts the tallest load-bearing brick building in the world, the Crowne Plaza, which stands 256 feet tall. It is the tallest hotel in the city and state.
- Population: 104,505
- Industries: Construction, Accommodation and food services, Professional, scientific, and technical services, Health care, Public administration, Motor vehicle and parts dealers, Educational services, Healthcare
- Area Codes: 406
- ZIP Codes: 59101, 59102, 59103, 59104, 59105, 59106, 59107, 59108, 59111, 59112, 59114, 59115, 59116, 59117
- Surrounding Cities: Lockwood, South Yellowstone, Northwest Yellowstone, Huntley, Laurel, Shepherd, Park City, Worden