Miles City has earned its place in history-from early explorers and frontiersmen to soldiers and ranchers, Miles City grew where two rivers met: the Yellowstone and Tongue. Miles City is proud of the parks, rivers, and historical sites that provide recreational fun and adventure for everyone. Visit us and discover why we are truly a Legendary Western Town.
As the largest city in southeastern Montana, with a population of 8500+, Miles City is the commerce and medical hub of the region, providing needed services in a wide range of categories. We also house District offices of Bureau of Land Management, Fish, Wildlife, & Parks, as well as being the headquarters for Stockman Bank’s 50+ state-wide locations.
Miles City’s Medical base includes Holy Rosary Healthcare, as a comprehensive acute-care hospital that serves an 11-county region of eastern Montana, Billings Clinic/Miles City who offers complete care for you and your family in a convenient location, and OneHealth, providing Primary Care, Dental, Pharmacy, Behavioral Health services to people of any age, ethnicity, income or insurance status.
Seated in the heart of ‘Beef Country’, Miles City offers a wide variety of dining options. Whether you want fast food or a sit down dinner, it is always available and reasonably priced. From the Family Diner to the Supper Club, from American to Chinese and Mexican, it’s here and it’s delicious.
Founded in 1876, Miles City is rich in history. Almost all of our major attractions have a tie back to the history of the city.
- The Range Riders Museum is one of the most recognized “Old West” Museums around, encompassing 13 buildings of incredible artifacts.
- The WaterWorks Art Museum houses works of the premiere artists in the country, in the original water works facility of Miles City. The Center’s sandstone and cement construction tells the real story of the past.
- The Miles City Academy, formerly the Ursuline Convent, as well as our historic Main Street and Residential Districts, provide a glimpse into the historic growth of Miles City.
Outdoor activities in Miles City are abundant. Fishing, hunting, bird watching, rock collecting, golf, or just taking a walk along the river can all be done within minutes of Miles City. Enjoy our beautiful parks, Recreation areas, and scenic vistas.
We also throw some great events here. The World Famous Miles City Bucking Horse Sale makes Miles City the rodeo capital of the world each third full weekend in May. Throw in more Rodeos, Outdoor Concerts, Theatre, Brew Festival, Eastern MT Fair, Bluegrass Festival, the Christmas Stroll, and other non-stop cultural events, and you will see that there is always something to do in Miles City.
Miles City Demographics:
- Population – 8647 (2016 Estimate)
- Elevation – 2369′
- Median Income – $46,935
- Median Home price – $124,400
- Median Age – 38
- Households – 3677
- Average rainfall: 12.4″
- Average snowfall: 29″
- Average Summer temperature: High-83 Low-57
- Average Winter temperature: High-38 Low-18