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East Helena, Montana
Welcome to East Helena ...
A typical abbreviation for East Helena: E. Helena
From the Census Estimates for 2019, East Helena has a population of 2,122 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of East Helena.
East Helena is 3,880 feet [1,183 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of East Helena is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: East Helena lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for East Helena: (406)
The ZIP code for East Helena: 59635<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, East Helena had an population of 2,122 people. This is an increase of 6.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.23% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, East Helena had a population of 1,984 people. This makes East Helena the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of East Helena represents 0.2% of the total population of Montana (which has 989,415 people), making it the state's 33rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,984 people, the population of East Helena increased 20.83% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,642 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for East Helena.
Communities near East Helena ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near East Helena.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around East Helena. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for East Helena.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of East Helena. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around East Helena.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around East Helena. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for East Helena.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for East Helena ...
Looking for more information about East Helena? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for East Helena, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for East Helena.
Adding East Helena to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of East Helena in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for East Helena was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found East Helena on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Montana (1925).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for East Helena on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for East Helena. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Lewis and Clark County: www.co.lewis-clark.mt.us/
The official website for State of Montana: https://mt.gov/
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This page was last modified: 22 Nov 2021