The city of Helena encompasses the following counties: Shelby, Jefferson.
Helena encompasses land area: 17.1 sq mi (44.2 km2), water area: 0 sq mi (0.1 km2). The elevation is 417 ft (127 m) above sea level. This equates to a population density of 602.1/sq mi (232.4/km2). The local time zone is Central (CST) (UTC-6).
Local area codes are 205. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 01-34024, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at http://www.cityofhelena.org/.