Helena Tourism

Helena /ˈhɛlᵻnə/ is the capital city of the U.S. state of Montana and the county seat of Lewis and Clark County. Originally founded as a gold camp during the Montana gold rush, the city was established in 1864. Over $3.6 billion of gold was extracted in the city limits over a duration of two decades, making it one of the wealthiest cities in America in the mid-nineteenth century. The concentration of wealth contributed to the city's prominent, elaborate Victorian architecture. The 2010 census put the population at 28,190 and the Lewis and Clark County population at 63,395. Helena is the principal city of the Helena Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Lewis and Clark and Jefferson counties; its population is 77,414 according to the 2015 Census Estimate. The local daily newspaper is the Independent Record. Professional sports teams include the Helena Brewers minor league baseball and Helena Bighorns Tier III Junior A hockey team. The city is served by Helena Regional Airport (HLN).


Helena is the state capital of Montana. This charming city was founded during the gold rush in Montana and has thrived as an important commercial city in the state. Its tryst with wealth gave rise to the beautiful Victorian architecture found in the city. One of the quirkiest sites in Helena is the Great Northern Carousel and Ice Cream Parlour. It is a handcrafted carousel that circulates specimens of Montanan animals along with homemade ice-cream in unusual flavours. One of the oldest buildings in Helena is the Old Fire Tower that was built in 1876. The mountains close to town are a major area for skiing and snowboarding. Go for a game of golf at the Bill Roberts Municipal Golf Course. A holiday is Helena is meant for you if you want to recharge yourself with a quick getaway.

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