The City of Billings is located on the high plains in the southcentral part of the State of Montana, within sixty miles of the mountains to the west, giving it more abundant sunshine and less snow than in the mountains. It is an outdoor lover's paradise, with deer and elk hunting and trout fishing within easy driving distance. Billings, Montana's Trailhead is where it all begins. Billings is your trailhead to Beartooth Highway, Red Lodge Ski Resort, Little Bighorn Battlefield, Pompeys Pillar National Monument, Yellowstone National Park, and so much more. The Yellowstone River runs through the city, as does a growing trail system, and there is access to public camping and recreation both in the immediate area and throughout Montana. Billings offers the perfect balance to urban amenities and access to outdoor recreation in the mountains and the great plains.
The City of Billings employees approximately 950 full-time employees. The City of Billings provides services to the citizens of Billings for Airport, Court, Engineering, Finance, Fire, Library, MET Transit, Parking, Parks and Recreation, Planning, Police, Public Works and Public Utilities.