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Gallatin County Population Swells

Posted by Mark L. Corner on April 19, 2019 in  Population
The U.S. Census Bureau released its 2018 population estimate for Gallatin County on Thursday.  112,000 people now reside in Gallatin County.  That's a 25% increase from 2010.  On average, Gallatin County has gained 2,236 people a year since 2010.  75% of that increase was people who moved here and 25% were home grown, as in more people having babies.   If you take out the population of Big Sky and West Yellowstone, that still leaves over 107,000 in the Gallatin Valley.  When the c... read more

Triple Divide Peak, Glacier National Park

Posted by Mark L. Corner on April 01, 2019 in  uncategorized

Montana is the only state in the United States with a triple divide, allowing water to flow west to the Pacific Ocean,east to the Atlantic Ocean and north to the Arctic Ocean.  Triple Divide Peak is located in Glacier National Park.  You can get close to the peak by hiking the Triple Divide Pass trial.