Montana is notorious for making top lists throughout the United States. Here we get to highlight 4 different "small cities" in our beautiful state.

Some may argue with the choices, but hey, WalletHub did the research, I just pass it along to all of you wonderful readers. I will admit, considering what a 'small city" is, I would say these 4 cities make sense.

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 WalletHub took the following into consideration and came up with this list,

...compared more than 1,300 U.S. cities with populations between 25,000 and 100,000 based on 45 key indicators of livability. They range from housing costs to school-system quality to restaurants per capita -WalletHub

Source: WalletHub

#1 Bozeman

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Home to our Montana State University Bobcats, Bozeman is like no other small city. When you pull into town, you can see the team spirit proudly displayed in the windows of local businesses. You have options for delicious restaurants, award winning breweries, and endless options for outdoor activities.

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#2 Missoula

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Townsquare Media

Home to one of the best Gyro's in the state, Missoula is continuously growing, and people are noticing. Hiking, biking, and fishing all within a few minutes drive, Missoula is a favorable choice if you want to live on the Western part of the state.

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#3 Helena

Montana State Capital Building
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The state capital of Montana, and one of the more affordable cities in the state, you will be able to find some of the best hidden eats in Helena. Housing prices have yet to skyrocket and rent prices are still quite reasonable. Beautiful views, outdoor fun, reasonably priced living, put Helena on the list of Best Small Cities in America.

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#4 Great Falls

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Photo Credit: Zillow/Jennifer Newmack,
Dascoulias Realty Group

It makes sense, I mean GREAT is already in the name, right? Lots of job opportunities, waterfalls, and low housing prices help put Great Falls on this list. Great Falls is also home to over 57 parks and 40 miles of River's Edge Trail along the scenic Missouri River. All of these things make Great Falls, great.

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