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Location in Lewis and Clark County, Montana
Location in Lewis and Clark County, Montana
Coordinates: Coordinates: 46°24′45″N 112°1′37″W / 46.41250°N 112.02694°W / 46.41250; -112.02694
CountyLewis and Clark County
FoundedOctober 30, 1864
Government
 • MayorWilmot Collins[1]
Area
 • City42.45 km2 (16.39 sq mi)
 • Water0.10 km2 (0.04 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)
 • City28,190
 • Density665.7/km2 (1,724.2/sq mi)
 • Metro
77,414
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (Mountain)
Websitewww.ci.helena.mt.us

Helena is the capital city of the U.S. state of Montana. It is also the county seat of Lewis and Clark County. About 28,000 people lived there in 2010.[2]

Surrounding features include Spring Meadow Lake State Park, Lake Helena, Helena National Forest, the Big Belt Mountains, the Gates of the Mountains Wilderness, the Missouri River, Canyon Ferry Lake, Holter Lake, Hauser Lake, and the Elkhorn Mountains.

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