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Montana Quick Facts
- State Capital: Helena
- State Bird: Western Meadowlark
- State Animal: Grizzly bear
- State Tree: Ponderosa Pine
- State Nickname: The treasure state
- State flower: Bitterroot
Other Montana Facts
Montana’s name comes from the Spanish word mountain
The Montana Yogo Sapphire is the only North American gem to be included in the Crown Jewels of England.
A lot of mammals
No state has as many different species of mammals as Montana.
Montana’s first territorial capital, Bannack, has been preserved as a ghost town state park along once gold-laden Grasshopper Creek.
The notorious outlaw, Henry Plummer, built the first jail constructed in the state.