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Perfectly positioned in the center of Montana, Lewistown is a family-friendly community that combines the ambiance of Montana's natural beauty with the authenticity of a rural western lifestyle.
Lewistown has a true four-season climate, with an abundance of events, activities and recreation to keep you busy no matter what the weather. On average, there are 196 sunny days per year in Lewistown, with summer highs in the 80s and winter lows in the teens. Average rainfall is 16.8 inches and average snowfall is 64 inches.
Whether your business relies on movement of goods and services or you’re simply ready for a road trip, Lewistown’s central location offers access to modern cities and incredible natural wonders. In just two or three hours you can visit Great Falls, Billings or Bozeman. You are an easy three-hour drive to Yellowstone National Park and just five hours to Glacier National Park.
With our spring-fed Big Spring Creek quietly meandering through town and five island mountain ranges encircling our community, an abundance of recreational opportunities are readily available. Easy access to public lands and plentiful rivers, lakes and streams ensure world-class hunting, year-round fishing, and ample opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and more. Take your pick, and enjoy the freedom and open spaces of true Montana!
A wide variety of housing opportunities are available in Lewistown and the surrounding county. In-town neighborhoods offer small-town, walkable convenience, while out-of-town homes offer space to enjoy a rural lifestyle. Custom-built, move-in-ready or historic fixer-upper - the choice is yours.
The Lewistown public school system includes one high school (Fergus High School), one junior high school (LewistownJunior High School), and three elementary schools (Garfield, Highland Park and Lewis & Clark). A strong home-school community is available for families wishing to educate their children at home. The Central Montana Education Center offers a variety of college courses, allowing residents to work toward their post-secondary education while remaining in Lewistown. A comprehensive adult education program for area residents is also available through CMEC.
Health & Wellness
Lewistown enjoys a strong health and wellness community and is the medical hub for the Central Montana area. The backbone of the medical community is Central Montana Medical Center, a nationally recognized 25-bed critical access hospital with a 24-hour, well-staffed emergency room. A full range of services and a complete staff of specialty physicians ensure quality care for all Central Montanans.
Central Montana Community Health Center provides preventive and primary health care to all residents regardless of income or ability to pay. PCMH certified, CMCHC’s services include family practice, obstetrics, mental health and dental care.
Allied health services in Lewistown include a large network of dental, optometry, audiology, rehabilitative, chiropractic and mental health services. Three fitness centers round out the healthcare community, giving residents plenty of year-round stay-in-shape opportunities.