Mountains Dominate the Skyline in Missoula, MT

Photo: Destination Missoula/Taylar Robbins

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Civics 68
Demographics 20
Economy 39
Education 71
Health 71
Housing 56
Infrastructure 55

#76. Missoula, MT

Nicknamed “The Garden City,” Missoula is in western Montana along the Clark Fork River and amidst five mountain ranges. The community is a college town thanks to the University of Montana, and Missoula has appeared on the Best Cities to Live list four consecutive times. Good housing options and dining spots add flavor to the community, and Missoula is world renowned for its top-notch trout fishing.

Read more about why Missoula is a Top 100 Best Place to Live.

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