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Billings Police Department
Richard St John(Chief of Police)
220 N 27th St, PO Box 1554
Billings, MT, 59101

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The city of Billings, also called "Magic City" was incorporated in 1882 and encompasses the following counties: Yellowstone. Billings's government type is Mayor-Council. It is comprised of the Mayor, who is currently Tom Hanel.

Billings encompasses land area: 33.7 sq mi (87.3 km2), water area: 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2). The elevation is 3,123 ft (952 m) above sea level. According to the 2010 United States Census, the local population is 105,636. This equates to a population density of 3,134.6/sq mi (1,047.0/km2). The local time zone is Mountain (UTC-7).

Zip codes in Billings include 59101, 59102, 59103, 59104, 59105, 59106, 59107, 59108, 59109, 59110, 59111, 59112, 59113, 59114, 59115, 59116, 59117. Local area codes are 406. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 30-06550, 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 www.cityofbillings.net.

Billings is the largest city in the US state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area, the largest metropolitan area in over 500 miles (800 km). With a trade area of over half a million people it is the largest metropolitan area between Denver and Calgary and between Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and Spokane, Washington.

Billings is located in the south-central portion of the state and is the county seat of Yellowstone County, 2011 population of 150,069. The 2011 Census estimates put the Billings population at 105,636, the only city in Montana to surpass 100,000 people. The city is experiencing rapid growth and a strong economy; it has had and is continuing to have the largest growth of any city in Montana. Parts of the metro area are seeing hyper growth. From 2000 to 2010 Lockwood, a southeastern suburb of the city saw growth of 57.8% the largest growth rate of any community in Montana. Billings has avoided the economic downturn that affected most of the nation 2008–2012 as well as avoiding the housing bust. With the Bakken oil play in eastern Montana and western North Dakota, the largest oil discovery in U.S. history, as well as the Heath shale oil play just north of Billings, the city's already rapid growth rate is escalating.

Billings was nicknamed the Magic City because of its rapid growth from its founding as a railroad town in 1882. The city is named for Frederick H. Billings, a former president of the Northern Pacific Railroad. With one of the largest trade areas in the United States, Billings is the trade and distribution center for most of Montana, Northern Wyoming and western portions of North Dakota and South Dakota. Billings is also the retail destination for much of the same area. With more hotel accommodations than any area within a five state region, the city hosts a variety of conventions, concerts, sporting events and other rallies.