Great Falls, Montana - Facts & Figures
Each fall sports a hydroelectric dam today, hence Great Falls is nicknamed "the Electric City." Currently there are two undeveloped parts of their portage route; these are included within the Great Falls Portage, a National Historic Landmark. The city is home to the C. M. Russell Museum Complex, the University of Great Falls, Great Falls College Montana State University, Giant Springs, the Roe River (claimed to be the world's shortest river), the Montana School for the Deaf and the Blind, the Great Falls Voyagers minor league baseball (formerly known as the Great Falls White Sox and before that as the Dodgers and Giants respectively) team, and Malmstrom Air Force Base. The local newspaper is the Great Falls Tribune. A Coldwell Banker Home Price Comparison Index listed Great Falls as the most affordable area of 348 markets in the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico.
- Population: 59,178
- Industries: Tourism, Defense
- Area Codes: 406
- ZIP Codes: 59401-59406
- Surrounding Cities: Great Falls, MT , Neihart, MT , Belt, MT , Cascade, MT , Gibson Flats, MT