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Encyclopedia > Anaconda, Montana

Anaconda, county seat of Anaconda-Deer Lodge County, is located in mountainous southwestern Montana. The Continental Divide passes within 8 miles (13 km) of the community with the local Pintler Mountain range reaching 10,379 feet (3,164 m). With a population of 9,417, it is the ninth biggest city in Montana. Anaconda covers an area of three square miles (8 km²) and is 5,335 feet (1,626 m) above sea level. Image File history File links Map_of_Montana_highlighting_Deer_Lodge_County. ... Deer Lodge County is a county located in the state of Montana. ...


The county area is 741 square miles (1,919 km²), characterized by densely timbered forestlands, lakes and recreation grounds. The county has common borders with Beaverhead, Butte-Silver Bow, Granite, Jefferson and Powell counties.


See also: Anaconda Smelter Stack The stack is so integrated into the identity of the town, even churches include it in their stained glass. ...


Statistics

  • Elevation: 5335 ft (1,626 m)
  • Average annual rainfall: 14 inches (356 mm)
  • Average length of growing season: 114 days
  • Average annual snowfall: 6.0 inches (15 cm)
  • Average annual temperature: 43.0 °F (6.1 °C)

Notable People from Anaconda

John H. Collins (November 14, 1902 - January 8, 1981) was an American classical scholar. ...

External links

  • Comprehensive Online History
  • Chamber of Commerce
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Eastern Montana - Western Montana - Inland Empire
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Anaconda | Belgrade | Billings | Bozeman | Butte | Evergreen | Glendive | Great Falls | Havre | Helena | Kalispell | Laurel | Lewistown | Livingston | Miles City | Missoula | Sidney | Whitefish
Counties
Beaverhead - Big Horn - Blaine - Broadwater - Carbon - Carter - Cascade - Chouteau - Custer - Daniels - Dawson - Deer Lodge - Fallon - Fergus - Flathead - Gallatin - Garfield - Glacier - Golden Valley - Granite - Hill - Jefferson - Judith Basin - Lake - Lewis and Clark - Liberty - Lincoln - Madison - McCone - Meagher - Mineral - Missoula - Musselshell - Park - Petroleum - Phillips - Pondera - Powder River - Powell - Prairie - Ravalli - Richland - Roosevelt - Rosebud - Sanders - Sheridan - Silver Bow - Stillwater - Sweet Grass - Teton - Toole - Treasure - Valley - Wheatland - Wibaux - Yellowstone

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Anaconda, Montana - LoveToKnow 1911 (236 words)
ANACONDA, a city and the county-seat of Deer Lodge county, Montana, U.S.A., situated in the mountains on the W. side of Deer Lodge Valley, in the S.W. part of the state, about 26 m.
Industrially, Anaconda is essentially a smelting camp for the copper ores from the Butte mines, probably the largest coppersmelter in the world being located here; the principal copper-mine at Butte - one of the most famous copper-mines in the world - is called the Anaconda.
Anaconda is to a large degree the market and trading-place of the Big Hole Basin cattle country in the north-western part of Beaverhead county; with Wisdom, in the Big Hole Basin, it was connected in 1905 by a 65 m.
Welcome to Anaconda, Montana Where Main Street Meets the Mountains (94 words)
A former industrial center with a rich history and heritage, Anaconda is more recently renowned as a recreation community in Southwest Montana.
Anaconda offers an extraordinary summer or winter vacation opportunity as well as a great place to live and work.
Copyright 2007 by the community of Anaconda, Montana.
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