Bozeman was founded by John Bozeman in 1864. It is situated at the base of the Bridger Mountains. Population: 32,500.

Rental Recommendations

Brindger apartments- Brenda- 406-587-9481
Marilyn DeKleer- (406) 586-7355
Witt and Associates- contact info not provided
Rental Professionals - 406-585-1775 2137 W. Durston Ave Bozeman, MT 59715
Rick Meis- 704 W Arnold Bozeman, MT 59715; (406) 586-1999

*Multiple people recommended Rick Meis and Witt and Associates.

Rental information

Check Craigslist and for listings of rentals and roommates.


Northwestern Energy (888) 467-2669
Qwest Communications (800) 244-1111
Bresnan Communications (877) 273-7626
Water and garbage are often included in rentals.


Check out:

The Dry Fly Saloon in the Holiday Inn has free food during happy hour.
The Co-op has good sandwiches, salads, and soups, and they accept food stamps
317 bar
The Crystal Bar
I-Ho’s Korean food
La Tenga Mexican food
The Daily coffee shop

Cultural Events/Facilities

The Sweet Pea Festival of arts, music and theatre
Shakespeare in the Parks
The Hi-Lite reservoir for campsites and trails


Bridgers with Fairly Lake and Sacagawea Peak
Gallatins, Bozeman creek
Get the Bozeman Day Hikes book
Cross Country skiing in Yellowstone, down hill at Bridger Bowl and Big Sky
The Christmas Stroll

Government Officials

Mayor Jeff Krause, Legislator Franke Wilmer

Partners and Non-profits

Family Promise of Gallatin Valley(provides housing for homeless families), HIS Soup( guy with a van who feeds the homeless), the Gallatin Valley Foodbank, RSVP, Love Inc., and youth serving non-profits.

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