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Billings, Montana is a city with a rich history that dates back to the early 19th century when it was founded in 1882. Named after Frederick H. Billings, a former president of the Northern Pacific Railroad, the city quickly grew into a major transportation hub due to its location along the Yellowstone River. In the late 1800s, Billings experienced a boom in population and economic growth with the discovery of gold in the nearby mountains. The city became known as the “Magic City” due to its rapid expansion and development. Throughout the 20th century, Billings continued to thrive as a center for agriculture, energy production, and commerce. It also became a cultural and educational hub with the establishment of museums, theaters, and universities. Today, Billings is the largest city in Montana and continues to be a vibrant and dynamic community with a diverse economy and a strong sense of history and pride.

1- the top 10 industries that are hiring locally:

  • Healthcare
  • Technology
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Hospitality
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Construction
  • Transportation
  • Government

2- the top 10 recreational activities the area is known for:

  • Hiking
  • Biking
  • Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Boating
  • Wine tasting
  • Art galleries
  • Live music events
  • Farmers markets

3- average low and high temperature for the month:

  • Low: 50°F
  • High: 75°F

4- average precipitation for the month:

  • 3 inches

5- elevation:

  • 2500 feet

6- average home price:

  • $300,000

7- average household income:

  • $60,000

8- the top 10 tourist points of interest:

  • National Park
  • Historic Downtown Area
  • Winery Tours
  • Waterfall Hikes
  • Museum of Art
  • Amusement Park
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Shopping District
  • Historical Landmarks
  • Outdoor Music Venue

The top 10 restaurants:

Jake’s Downtown

Steakhouses

Delicious filet mignon with garlic mash and a glass of Merlot. Offers outdoor seating and takeout.

The Marble Table

Comfort Food

Amazing food, including jalapeño corn fritters. Provides outdoor seating and takeout.

Carverss Brazilian Steakhouse

Steakhouses

Locally owned and operated with an extensive meat carving selection. Offers outdoor seating, delivery, and takeout.

Stacked, A Montana Grill

New American

Wonderful place with friendly service. Provides delivery options.

Sophie’s Kitchen

Comfort Food, Beer, Wine & Spirits, Breakfast & Brunch

Delicious food with gluten-free options. Offers outdoor seating and takeout.

Walkers

New American, Bars, Desserts

Known for the best onion rings and homemade dressings. Provides outdoor seating and takeout.

The Sassy Biscuit

Breakfast & Brunch, Comfort Food, Southern

Great place for breakfast and brunch. Offers outdoor seating, delivery, and takeout.

Montana Brewing Company

Breweries, Fish & Chips, Burgers

Open late with a love for fried enchilada bites. Provides outdoor seating, delivery, and takeout.

Spitz

Mediterranean, Greek, Wraps

Offers the freshest and tastiest Mediterranean food. Provides outdoor seating, delivery, and takeout.

Montana Sky Restaurant

American

Coming soon. Offers moderate pricing and American cuisine.

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Apr 10
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First Interstate Arena

Kameron Marlowe
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Breaking Benjamin w/ Daughtry
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Thu • 7:00pm

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First Interstate Arena

Old 97's
Apr 17
Thu • 8:00pm

Old 97’s

The Pub Station

Fit for a King
Apr 09
Thu • 7:00pm

Fit for a King

The Pub Station

Professional Bull Riders
Apr 11
Thu • 7:45pm

Professional Bull Riders

First Interstate Arena