Columbia Falls, Montana

Columbia Falls: Town in Montana, United States


Columbia Falls is a town located in the county of Flathead in the U.S. state of Montana. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,688 and a population density of 822 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,209 inhabitants.

Columbia Falls locator map
Location of Columbia Falls on Montana map.

Quick Facts about Columbia Falls

Population : 6,209 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Montana (United States)
County : Flathead County
Postal code : 59912
Phone Area Codes : 406
Area : 5.7 km2
Altitude : 3,087 feet / 941 meters
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 23:18:43 (21st June 2024)
Density : 1,089 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 24.5% (2010-2020)
Columbia Falls Montana Sign on US2 image
Columbia Falls Montana Sign on US2
Columbia Falls Montana Sign on US2 image


Columbia Falls is located at 48°22'21"N 114°10'53"W (48.3724600, -114.1815200).

Columbia Falls map


The population of Columbia Falls increased by 24.5% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,688 - census
2011 4,716 0.59% estimation process
2012 4,732 0.34% estimation process
2013 4,796 1.33% estimation process
2014 4,914 2.4% estimation process
2015 5,058 2.85% estimation process
2016 5,199 2.71% estimation process
2017 5,367 3.13% estimation process
2018 5,582 3.85% estimation process
2019 5,876 5% estimation process
2020 6,209 5.36% estimation process

Columbia Falls zip code is 59912. County name: Flathead, County fips: 30029

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People born in Columbia Falls (1)

American journalist Jennifer Servo was born in Columbia Falls

Schools in Columbia Falls

College & universities near Columbia Falls, MT

Code Name City ZIP
180197 Flathead Valley Community College Kalispell (MT) 59901
180090 Crevier's Academy of Cosmetology Arts Kalispell (MT) 59901

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Columbia Falls, MT

Code Name Address Type
WFH Whitefish station 500 Depot Street RAIL
WGL West Glacier Hwy 2 and Going-to-the-Sun Rd. RAIL
ESM Essex 290 Izaak Walton Inn Rd RAIL
GPK East Glacier Park 400 Highway 49 North RAIL
BRO Browning Heart Butte Rd and Depot Rd. RAIL

Post offices near Columbia Falls

Post Office Name City ZIP
Columbia Fall Post Office Columbia Falls (MT) 59912
Whitefish Post Office Whitefish (MT) 59937
West Glacier Post Office West Glacier (MT) 59936
Flathead Post Office Kalispell (MT) 59901
Kalispell Post Office Kalispell (MT) 59901

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Flathead County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Flathead County , MT.

City Name Population Title
Kalispell 25,329 City in Flathead County, Montana, United States
Whitefish 8,713 City in Flathead County, Montana, United States
Bigfork 4,270 City in Itasca County, Minnesota, United States of America
Somers 1,109 City in Flathead County, Montana, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Columbia Falls distances to largest Montana cities