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Anaconda is a city in the Gold West Country of Montana. According to the 2010 census, the population is 9,328.


Anaconda was founded by Marcus Daly, one of the Copper Kings. He constructed a smelter on nearby Warm Springs Creek to process copper ore from the Butte mines.

Get in[edit]

  • East or west: From I90 merge to MT 1 on exit 208
  • North or south: Take I15 to I90 West. Merge to MT 1 on exit 208.

Get around[edit]

There is no public transportation in Anaconda. The main part of town is easy to walk or bike.


  • Anaconda Stack State Park, 100 Smelter Rd, +1 406 287-3541, e-mail: . Open daily all year, daylight hours. The Anaconda Smelter Stack is 585 feet (178 m) tall, one of the tallest free standing masonry structures in the world. It cannot be visited but can be seen and photographed from the information plaque at this address. $5 per vehicle for non-Montana residents. MT residents are free.






  • Forest Edge Inn, 789 Georgetown Lake Rd, +1 406 560-3004. Bed and breakfast on 20 acres offers six rooms plus a honeymoon suite and a family suite. Also available are a media room and a conference meeting space.


Go next[edit]

Routes through Anaconda
Missoula ← Deer Lodge ←  W I-90.svg E  Butte

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