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Location Info

Elevation 3,087 ft.

Distance in Miles from:

  • Kalispell 15
  • Glacier National Park 17
  • Spokane 276
  • Calgary 295
  • Great Falls 215

Population: (2010 census)

  • Columbia Falls City 4,688
  • Flathead County (2010) 90,928

Climate:
July average high 80.7 / low 49.9
January average high 28.0 / low 13.5
Avg. precipitation 15.17″ rain / 66.3″ snow

Medical Information:
North Valley Hospital
Extended Care
Kalispell Regional Medical Center
Extended Care
Montana Veterans Home

Columbia Falls:
Doctors 6
Optometrist 1
Dentists 6

Flathead County:
Medical Doctors 162

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Churches:
Columbia Falls:
Assembly Of God – 892-3949
Church Of Christ – 892-3689
Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints – 892-5493
Church Of The Nazarene – 892-0118
Columbia Falls Baptist Church (Independent) – 892-2415
Columbia Falls United Methodist Church – 892-5811
Fellowship Alliance Church – 892-4477
First Baptist Church – 892-3729
First Christian Church (Disciples Of Christ) – 892-4664
Jehovah’s Witness – 892-2512
New Covenant Fellowship (Non-Denominational) – 892-7616
North Valley Baptist Church (Southern Baptist) – 892-3141
Our Redeemer Lutheran Church (Missouri Synod) – 892-4074
Our Savior’s Lutheran Church (Elca) – 892-3784
Pentecostal Church Of God – 892-4241
Seventh Day Adventist – 892-5416
St Matthew’s Episcopal Church – 892-2211
St Richard’s Catholic Church – 892-5142

Coram:
Canyon Community – 387-5635

Hungry Horse:
Hungry Horse Chapel – 387-5807

Martin City:
Lion Hill Baptist Church – 387-5405

Library:
Branch of Flathead County Library located in Columbia Falls at City Hall

Police Protection:
9 full-time officers

Fire Protection:
Volunteer – 28 person force

Financial Services:
Banks:
Glacier Bank FSB
Freedom Bank
Credit Unions:
Park Side Federal Credit Union
Whitefish Credit Union

Utilities:
Garbage – County Refuse Sites & Private (Glacier Disposal)
Water & Sewer – City of Columbia Falls (406) 892-4391
Water capacity available
Sewage treatment capacity available
Electric – Flathead Electric Cooperative, Inc.(406) 752-4483
Telephone – CenturyLink, 758-1880
Natural Gas – Northwest Energy

Newspapers:
Local:
Hungry Horse News (weekly), (406) 892-2151
County:
Daily InterLake (daily), (406) 755-7000

Education:
Private Christian (1) K-8
Elementary (2) K-5
Junior High (1) 6, 7 & 8
Senior High (1) 9-12
Total Students 2,549
Higher Education:
1 Two-year College within 11 miles
1 Four-year College within 135 miles

Parks & Recreation:
Glacier National Park, 17 miles
Water Slide Amusement Park, 1 mile
Public Golf Courses: 2
Public Parks: 8
Public Swimming: 1 outdoor
Nearest public river access: Flathead River, 1 mile
Ski Whitefish (Big Mountain Ski Resort), 16 miles
Extensive trails for snowmobiling, hunting, fishing and cross country skiing