|Helena City Facts|
|Country||USA (United State of America)|
|Counties||Lewis and Clark County|
|Total Area||14 sq miles|
|Lat Long Coordinates||46.5928° N, 112.0353° W|
|Time Zome||MST (UTC−07:00)|
|Major Religion||Roman Catholic, Christian|
|Museums||Holter Museum of Art|
One of the most beautiful cities of the Midwest and also one of the most charming, Helena , Montana's capital is one of the first cities where the Gold Rush originated. Even today it is best remembered and also referred to as the Queen City . One of the sparsely populated of US cities, Helena has developed today as a hot tourist destination with the wide diversities it has to offer to a tourist. Helena holds due significance in administration because it is the place where Montana's State Capitol building is located. Helena is also the county seat of the neighboring Clark and Lewis counties.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel, Jorgenson Inn and Suites, Best Western Helena Great Northern Hotel, Days Inn Helena, Red Lion Colonial are some of the famous hotels of helena.
Being a center of major industries and commercial activities, Helena has a stable economy. It is a trading and transportation center for livestock, mining and farming enterprises and also an area rich in silver and lead deposits.
Helena is known for producing and processing minerals and East Helena, the nearest city is the site of smelters, quartz crushers and zinc reduction works. The textile machinery operation, septic and sewer maintenance and computer software engineering are the main occupations that help in the growth of its economy.
The production and sale of goods like refined and smelted metals, paints, ceramics, concrete, machine parts, baking products, sheet metal, prefabricated houses and bottled beverages is considered as Helena's major source of income.
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Those taking The Last Chance Train Tour -a train ride through the streets of Helena are lucky to listen to the historical stories of the city. The surrounding features of the city including the Continental Divide, Mt. Helena City Park, Spring Meadow Lake State Park, Lake Helena, Helena National Forest, The Big Belt Mountains, The Gates of the Mountains Wilderness The Missouri River, Canyon Ferry Lake and The Elkhorn Mountains serves as a wonderful experience to those who reach here to take a break from their hectic routine activities.
Last Updated On : March 19, 2013