Living in Billings, Montana
Billings Montana, population 106,954 (2012 Census), is Montana’s largest city. The city population is currently growing at a rate of 15%. Billings is listed in several publications as one of the best cities to live, start a business, least stressful, and averages a 4.5% unemployment rate. Billings is the center for commerce and trade for most of Montana. Many companies working in the Bakken Oil Field are based here in Billings.
Recreation in Montana
The Beartooth Mountains make up the largest land mass above 10,000 feet in the continental United States. This recreational area is located 75 miles southwest of Billings, which is a 1.5 hour drive. You will find year round recreational opportunities which include skiing, hunting, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, golfing, and more. The Beartooth Highway has spectacular views and scenery as you drive towards the northeast entrance of Yellowstone Park.