The County seat of Silver Bow County, Butte is located in Montana, United States. The government of the city and the county was consolidated in 1977.
As per the census of 2000 the population of the city is 33,892. During the late 19th century the city was known for its copper mines in the West America and housed several saloons. The city covers an area of 716.8 square miles. The city has abundance of the Bornite. Butte is most populous community of all the communities located on the Continental Divide.
In January the average temperature is 18.2 Degree F while in July the average temperature is 70.6 degree F. The climate of Butte is very pleasant and hence makes it a place worth living. The mining activity was started in Butte in late 19th century. It drew workers from Ireland, England, Wales, Lebanon, Canada, Austria, Finland etc. The city is also called "the Gibraltar of Unionism"
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