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About Missoula

Missoulian Facts

Missoula was founded in 1860 as Hellgate Trading Post and renamed Missoula in 1866. It is the county seat for Missoula County. The estimated population is 69,122 in the US Census of 2014.

Places of Interest

Missoula is an active city offering many opportunities for every age. Missoula is ranked as the 8th Best Place to Live and 5th to raise an outdoor kid.

University of Montana

The University of Montana is a well respected university offering highly rated traditional programs in Journalism, Music, Art and in the sciences. The university has a well known law school, business school and health science school.

Tour of Missoula

Caras Park

Caras Park has activities varying from the Missoula Symphony concerts in the park, Wednesday's food and music, and Saturday markets.

Carousel in Missoula

Antique wooden horses restored with real horse tails is a highlight of the Dragon Hollow Play area located next to Caras Park.

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

The foundation houses an impressive collection of stuffed wildlife from the Rocky Mountain region and information on where you can see these animals in the wild.