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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 – Whitefish

North Valley Hospital Professional Center – Talbot Rd, Columbia Falls
Kalispell Regional Medical Center
Montana Veterans Home

Columbia Falls:
Doctors 6
Optometrist 1
Dentists 6

Flathead County:
Medical Doctors 162

SchoolsClick here for more info.

Churches:
Columbia Falls:

First Baptist Church of Columbia Falls
827 9th St. West (Hwy 2)
406-892-3729

North Valley Baptist SBC
1750 Talbot Rd.
406-892-3141

St. Richards Catholic Church
1210 9th St. West (Hwy 2)
406-892-5142

Assembly of God
739 3rd Ave W
406-892-3949

Church of Christ
1203 2nd Ave. West
406-892-3689

Fellowship Alliance Church
1025 7th Ave West
406-892-4477

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church – MO Synod
640 7th Ave West
406-892-4074

Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church – ELCA
401 7th Ave West
406-892-3784

United Methodist Church
117 2nd Ave. West
406-892-5811

Active Word Ministries – Church of God
172 Pine Street
406-892-0587

Columbia Bible Baptist Church
195 Veterans Drive
406-892-0506

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
1780 Talbot Road
406-892-2468

 

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

 

Police Protection:
10 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 (Evergreen Disposal)
Water & Sewer – City of Columbia Falls (406) 892-4391
Electric – Flathead Electric Cooperative, Inc.(406) 752-4483
Telephone/Internet – CenturyLink  (406)758-1880 or Spectrum Sales: (877) 906-9121 or Support: (833) 267-6094

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
High School  (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: – see recreation page
Public Swimming: Pinewood Pool and Park
Nearest public river access: Flathead River, 1 mile – Teakettle Fishing Access
Ski Whitefish (Big Mountain Ski Resort), 16 miles
Extensive trails for snowmobiling, hunting, fishing and cross country skiing