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Dillon is a city in Beaverhead County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Sidney Dillon, president of the Union Pacific Railroad

The latitude of Dillon is 45.216N. The longitude is -112.636W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,102 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,035.


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Median household income
Local
$26,389
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dillon demographic reports
Dillon is on the Beaverhead River
Former and merged names include:
· Black Tail
· Terminus
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 15. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.7 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Beaverhead County Fair - Aug. 28-Sept. 2, 2007
  • Cowboy Poetry and Music Rendezvous - Sept. 28-29, 2007
  • Beaverhead Artfest - Sept. 1-3, 2007
  • Montana's Biggest Weekend - Sept. 1-3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Dillon web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Beaverhead National Forest, Bannack State Park, Clark's Lookout State Park
Historic sites and museums: Beaverhead County Museum
Colleges and universities: Western Montana College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Dillon demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Beaverhead County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 59725 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Dillon residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dillon ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dillon was $16,432, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

30% of Dillon residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Dillon, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $304.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $825.


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Libraries in Dillon include Dillon City Library ... View libraries

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Beaverhead County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dillon political report.

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The average commute time for Dillon workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Dillon include Best Western Paradise Inn, Guesthouse Dillon, Super 8.

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