Montana Abbreviation

What is the abbreviation for Montana state?

MT is the 2 letter abbreviation for Montana, the 43th largest state in the United States of America. Montana is a state located in West part of U.S.A, bordering Idaho, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming. Helena is the capital city of Montana. Major cities include Billings (Population: 110274), Missoula (Population: 71033), Great Falls (Population: 59649), Bozeman (Population: 43416), Butte (Population: 34201), Helena (Population: 30592), Kalispell (Population: 22063), Havre (Population: 9845), Anaconda (Population: 9428), Miles City (Population: 8807), Helena Valley Southeast (Population: 8238), and Belgrade (Population: 8040).

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Montana State Profile

  • Capital: Helena
  • Admitted to USA: 1889
  • Area: 380,831 km2
  • Population: 1,068,778
  • Time zone: GMT-7
  • Calling code: 406
  • ISO 2-Letter Postal Abbreviation:  MT
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Montana is a state in the northwestern United States, in the Rocky Mountains, and is therefore one of the Mountain States. However, the eastern part of Montana is assigned to the northern part of the Great Plains. Montana borders Canada to the north, more precisely to the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan, to the east to the states of North Dakota and South Dakota, to the south to Wyoming, and to the west and southwest and Idaho. The name of the state is derived from the Latin word “montanus” for “mountainous”. The state’s nickname is ” The Treasure State”and its official state motto is” Oro y Plata “(gold and silver). This already shows the large deposits of mineral resources that the state has.

The state of Montana covers an area of ​​381,154 km² – in this respect the fourth largest state of the USA – with around 1 million inhabitants, the capital of Montana is Helena with only 28,000 inhabitants, and on November 8, 1889, Montana became the 41st state to join the Union. Nowadays Montana is a popular destination for tourists due to its charming, mountainous landscapes. Tourism is the fastest growing industry in Montana. Nevertheless, Montana’s economy today is mainly characterized by agriculture (livestock and cereal cultivation, mostly wheat), the mining sector (coal, copper, silver, gold, precious stones) and the extraction of oil and natural gas. Around the city of Sidney in particular, medium fracking oil has recently been extracted from the local oil shale.

The topography of Montana can basically be divided into east and west. The western part of Montana is located in the Rocky Mountains and there are over 100 mountain ranges, 77 of them in the Rocky Mountains alone. However, the eastern part of Montana belongs to the northern part of the Great Plains and is relatively flat, characterized by prairies, badlands and isolated smaller mountain ranges. In Montana there are a total of 7 Indian reservations, which are spread over 12 tribes, but about 63% of all descendants of the indigenous people do not live within reservations.

Most tourists are attracted to well-known attractions such as Yellowstone National Park (there are 3 of the 5 entrances in Montana), Glacier National Park, the source area of ​​the Missouri River, Flathead Lake and the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument. But this also means that numerous other attractions are waiting to be explored, visited and enjoyed. Furthermore, Montana with 15 very well developed ski areas is worth a visit in winter. The famous director David Lynch, the stuntman Evel Knievel and the professional cyclist Levi Leipheimer come from Montana. In 1876 there was a battle on the Little Bighorn River between the Indians led by Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse and the 7th US Cavalry Regiment commanded by General Custer. The fighting was one of the few major defeats by the US Army in the course of the Indian battles at the time.

Cities and larger towns

Helena, the capital of Montana, has only about 28,000 inhabitants and is located in the western part of Montana. The city was founded in 1864 after gold finds. Nowadays, it offers some sights such as the State Capitol and the Cathedral of Saint Helena, as well as some other historical buildings. However, due to the size of the city, the same tourist offer as in other state capitals is not to be expected.

The city of Bozeman is located in the southwest of Montana and has approximately 38,000 inhabitants. This makes Bozeman the fourth largest city in the state of Montana. The city is named after the founder of the former trade route “Bozeman Trail”, John M. Bozeman. The city was founded in 1864 and Bozeman has had city status since 1883. Bozeman lies at an altitude of approximately 1,468 m and is surrounded by the Bridger Mountains, the Tobacco Root Mountains, the Big Belt Mountains, the Horseshoe Hills, the Hyalite Peaks, the Gallatin Range and the Madison Range. This results in some tempting activities. The city of Bozeman can also be seen as a university city, since Montana State University is located here. The city is an excellent starting point for tours in the Yellowstone National Park. But there is also a lot to experience in the city, such as the Museum of the Rockies, and the Bridger Bowl Ski Area, Big Sky Resort and Moonlight Basin as well as the Hyalite Canyon are nearby.

The city of Butte is located in the southwest of Montana and has approximately 34,000 inhabitants. Butte emerged as the mining settlement of the Anaconda Copper Mine at the end of the 19th century. The city’s population grew after new discoveries and in 1911 Butte was the largest city in Montana. Due to the numerous resource finds, Butte quickly got the nickname “the Richest Hill on Earth”. Today, the city is suffering from the end of resource depletion, but tourism has developed in recent years. So the city offers something historically interested, such as the Berkeley Pit or the Dumas Brothel. Some of the place Butte should already be known, because here the film “Don’t Come Knocking” by Wim Wenders was shot in 2005.

The city of Billings has approximately 104,000 inhabitants and is located in the south of Montana, near the border with the state of Wyoming. Billings is by far the largest city in Montana, which is currently growing strongly due to its strong economy. The city was founded in 1882 for the workers of the Northern Pacific Railway Company. For tourists, Billings is not just because of the attractions in the city such as ZooMontana or Yellowstone Art Museum, but also because of the nearby attractions such as the Pompeys Pillar National Monument, the Pictograph Cave, the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. The Beartooth Highway also connects the city with the Yellowstone National Park.

Great Falls
The city of Great Falls has approximately 58,000 inhabitants and is located in the center of Montana and is the third largest city in the state. The city was founded in 1883 and was the largest city in Montana from 1950 to 1970. The name comes from the waterfalls, Great Falls, which are formed on the outskirts of the Missouri River. Here the water drops about 150 m over several rapids. The city offers a good starting point for tours to Glacier National Park, Yellowstone National Park or Grand Tetons National Park.

The city of Kalispell is located in the northwest of Montana and has approximately 20,000 inhabitants. The name of the city comes from the Salish language and means “flat land above the lake”. Kalispell is located near the Glacier National Park and is therefore an ideal starting point for tours in it and is therefore rightly considered a “gateway”.


The city of Missoula is located in the west of Montana and has approximately 66,000 inhabitants. This makes Missoula the second largest city in Montana after Billings. The city was founded in 1860, however as Hellgate Trading Post Station. The city is crossed by the Clark Fork River, Bitterroot River and Blackfoot River and is surrounded by mountain ranges. Missoula, although it is the second largest city in Montana, is a tip for all nature lovers. The journey time to Glacier National Park is approximately 3 hours.

Montana State Abbreviations

List of Montana Acronyms

The most commonly used abbreviations about Montana are MT which stands for Montana. In the following table, you can see all acronyms related to Montana, including abbreviations for airport, city, school, port, government, and etc.

MT: Montana

Acronym Meaning
ARM Administrative Rules of Montana
ASMSU Associated Students of Montana State University
BIAM Brain Injury Association of Montana
CGM Clinique Genevoise de Montana
CPOM Constitution Party of Montana
CMF Crans Montana Forum
CTB Cut Bank, Montana
EWM Energy West Montana
ESM Essex, Montana
EMQS Eureka Montana Quilt Show
FBML Fred Bear Montana Longbow
HM Hannah Montana
HMFC Hannah Montana Fan Club
HVM Havre, Montana
HSWM Humane Society of Western Montana
IMT Internet Montana
IMPD Interoperability Montana Project Directors
GPI Kalispell, Montana, USA – Glacier Park International Airport
LVM Livingston, Montana
MOM Militia Of Montana
MO Montana
MO-2 Montana
MONT Montana
MONTS Montana
MT Montana
MAIN Montana Advanced Intelligent Network
MAP Montana Advocacy Program
MAPER Montana Advocacy Program
MADA Montana Aerospace Development Association
MABA Montana Agricultural Business Association
MACINTOSH Montana Agricultural College
MAC Montana Agricultural College
MAVR Montana AIDS Vaccine Ride
MANG Montana Air National Guard
MATL Montana Alberta Tie Ltd.
MACI Montana Alliance for Citizen Information
MAHA Montana Amateur Hockey Association
MAAQS Montana Ambient Air Quality Standards
MAAA Montana Antique Aircraft Association
MAS Montana Archaeological Society
MAGDA Montana Art Gallery Directors’ Association
MATR Montana Associated Technology Roundtables
MACTE Montana Association for Career and Technical Education
MACVPR Montana Association of Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation
MACDS Montana Association of Community Disability Services
MACD Montana Association of Conservation Districts
MACDL Montana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
MALT Montana Association of Language Teachers
MAREX Montana Association of Real Estate Exchangers
MASS Montana Association of School Superintendents
MAD Montana Association of the Deaf
MADA Montana Automobile Dealers Association
MAKE-BUSY-ARRANGEMENTS Montana Bankers Association
MBA Montana Bankers Association
MBN Montana Beef Network
MBI Montana Behavioral Initiative
MBI Montana Board of Investments
MBOGC Montana Board of Oil and Gas Conservation
MTBA Montana Bow and Arrow
MBI Montana Business Incubator
MCIF Montana Cancer Institute Foundation
MCRN Montana Career Resource Network
MCA Montana Cattlemen’s Association
MCLC Montana Church Leadership Conference
MCA Montana Code Annotated
MCFC Montana Community Finance Corporation
MCSN Montana Conservation Seedling Nursery
MCTM Montana Council of Teachers of Mathematics
MCAA Montana County Attorney’s Association
MDU Montana Dakota Utilities
MTDEQ Montana Department of Environmental Quality
MDOL Montana Department of Livestock
MDOT Montana Department of Transportation
MDT Montana Department of Transportation
MECA Montana Electric Cooperatives Association
MERLIN Montana Enhanced Registration and Licensing Information Network
MFPR Montana Family Practice Residency
MFCES Montana Forest and Conservation Experiment Station
MFOA Montana Forest Owners Association
MGGA Montana Grain Growers Association
MHCT Montana High Country Tours
MHSA Montana High School Association
MHP Montana Highway Patrol
MIMT Montana Institute of Massage Therapy
MJN Montana Jobs Network
MLIA Montana Land Information Act
MLETC Montana Law Enforcement Testing Consortium
MLBC Montana Logging and Ballet Company
MLS Montana Loon Society
MMP Montana Methamphetamine Project
MMCA Montana Motor Carriers Association
MNOA Montana Narcotics Officers Association
MNHC Montana Natural History Center
MNLA Montana Nursery and Landscape Association
MNA Montana Nurses’ Association
MPPA Montana Police Protective Association
MPCO Montana Power Company
MPC Montana Power Company
MPCA Montana Primary Care Association
MPCN Montana Private Capital Network
MPA Montana Psychological Association
MPERA Montana Public Employee Retirement Administration
MRL Montana Rail Link
MRCC Montana Raptor Conservation Center
MRAA Montana Red Angus Association
MREA Montana Renewable Energy Association
MRLA Montana Repeater Link Association
MRPC Montana Resource Providers Coalition
MRPA Montana Rifle & Pistol Association
MRBA Montana Rockies Bluegrass Association
MREA Montana Rural Education Association
MSD Montana School for the Deaf
MSDB Montana School for the Deaf and the Blind
MSTA Montana Science Teachers Association
MSTA Montana Seed Trade Association
MSST Montana Self-Sufficiency Trust
MSIP Montana Shakespeare in the Parks
MSRA Montana Snowmobile Racing Association
MSAF Montana Society of American Foresters
MSWC Montana Solid Waste Contractors Association
MSBA Montana State Brewers Association
MSC Montana State College
MSHA Montana State Houndsmen Association
MSTA Montana State Trapshooting Association
MSU-2 Montana State University
MSU Montana State University
MUSN Montana State University-Northern
MSA Montana Stockgrowers Association
MSRA Montana Street Rod Association
MSLAA Montana Surplus Lines Agents Association
MTRS Montana Teachers’ Retirement System
MTAP Montana Telecommunications Access Program
MTA Montana Telecommunications Association
MTA Montana Telephone Association
MTN Montana Television Network
MTW Montana TheatreWorks
MTUPP Montana Tobacco Use Prevention Program
MTLA Montana Trial Lawyers Association
MVMA Montana Veterans Memorial Association
MVMA Montana Veterinary Medical Association
MWQA Montana Water Quality Act
MWCA Montana Weed Control Association, Inc.
MWBC Montana Wheat and Barley Committee
MWA Montana Wilderness Association
MWF Montana Wildlife Federation
MFI Montanans for Impeachment
MQR Montanans for Quiet Recreation
MAAM Museo de Arqueologia de Alta Montana
NMHR Northwest Montana Human Resources
OCAM Organic Certification Association of Montana
PPLM Pennsylvania Power and Light Montana
PPMT Planned Parenthood of Montana, Inc.
RMTN REACH Montana Telehealth Network (Great Falls, MT)
SAOM School Administrators of Montana
SMC Sierre-Montana-Crans
SPAM Some Place Around Montana / Missouri / Massachusetts / Mississippi / Maine
SIMMS Systemic Initiative for Montana Mathematics and Science
UR Universidad Regiomontana
UM University of Montana
UMON University of Montana
UOM University of Montana
UMCT University of Montana College of Technology
UMPC University of Montana Paleontology Center
UMW University of Montana Western
WIM Washington, Idaho, and Montana Railway Company
WWAMI Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho
WAMI Washington-Alaska-Montana-Idaho
WYS West Yellowstone, Montana
WM Western Montana
WMMA Western Montana Mycological Association

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