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    Dillon is a town of about 4300 (up 13% since 2000) located at the intersection of Interstate 15 (exits 62 and 63) and Montana Highways 71 and 91 in Beaverhead County in Southwest Montana not far from the border with Idaho. Dillon was established in 1880 as a transportation hub along the Union Pacific Railroad for gold mining towns in the area like Bannack, Virginia City, and Glen, amongst others; and was named for Union Pacific President Sydney Dillon. In 1881, Dillon and Bannack fought a fairly nasty battle (mostly verbally thankfully) to become the county seat. Dillon won. In 1934 a circus elephant was struck by lightning; it is buried on the fairgrounds.

    Beaverhead County was established in 1865 and was named after a rock formation that the Shoshone Tribe described as “like a beaver head”. Bannack was the county seat from 1865 until 1881 when Dillon was chosen. The border of Beaverhead County follows the continental divide for much of its length.

    Dillon has a very nice historic district with several buildings of historical and/or architectural interest. There are 11 individual locations in Dillon listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

    The excellent Beaverhead County Museum is located here.
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    • Alder
      Alder is a tiny town of about 100 (down 11% since 2000) located along Montana Highway 287 in Madison County in Southwestern Montana. Alder was settled in the 1860s along a river the Shoshoni called "Passamari"; and the miners in the area called "Stinking Water". The river was later erroneously renamed the "Ruby River" for the gems found there (which were actually garnets). Alder was named for Alder Gulch and Alder Creek. In 1863, gold was discovered in Alder Gulch and massive dredge boats went through the entire gulch leaving behind large piles of gravel that little other than scrub brush and stunted trees could grow on.
      Alder, MT 59749, USA

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    Graphic showing average weather in Dillon in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

    Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
    Jan -7.1 15.5 19.2 6.1
    Feb -4.8 16.3 23.4 6.4
    Mar 0.3 21.2 32.5 8.3
    Apr 4.1 32 39.4 12.6
    May 8.7 49.7 47.7 19.6
    Jun 12.9 55 55.2 21.7
    Jul 17.1 30.3 62.8 11.9
    Aug 15.9 22.9 60.6 9
    Sep 10.9 28.2 51.6 11.1
    Oct 6.1 21.4 43 8.4
    Nov -0.8 15.5 30.6 6.1
    Dec -5.2 15.9 22.6 6.3

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