U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Montana
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 08-15-2007, 07:15 PM
 
Location: In The Outland
6,023 posts, read 11,855,892 times
Reputation: 3535

Advertisements

Wow, I'm betting that Billings may be itching to get rid of you too !
I can't wait to move somewhere near Billings now !
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 08-15-2007, 09:40 PM
 
92 posts, read 351,642 times
Reputation: 40
Danyelle,
Do not believe everything that you read. Blgs is a pretty good town to live in. There are a lot of things to do in Blgs and a lot of variety in culture. There are some great resturants and fabulous grocery stores. My brother & his family live on the south side and in their area of the south side the crime is very low. The heights, west end, north park all have their crime problems. Take a look at BillingsGazette.com :: , they have a part in their about crime in Blgs and a breakdown of where it happens. I will agree that the resale of a house on the south side compared to the west end isn't going to be great, but you can get a lot of house for less money there too and some great neighbors as well. If you need information on home schooling the County Superintendant of Schools is where you would need to start. Their number is 1-406-256-6933. In Montana they are in charge of the home school programs. There are also a lot of private schools in Blgs that are pretty great. Right now the big drama in Blgs is the police department and some of the corruption and the cost to rebuild Cobb Field. Neither is much of a problem to the average citizen though. There are several great book stores, Barnes & Noble, Hastings, Borders & most do offer children's times. Parmly Library is a nice library, the building is a little out of date but it's contents and employees are not. There is the Yellowstone Art Museum, Zoo Montana, and lots of other civic things. There are two colleges, MSU-Billings & Rocky Mountain College, both of which have offerings for younger kids. Look for the Billings Chamber of Commerce web site or Montana Tourism Gateway for more information
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 08-17-2007, 09:39 AM
 
4 posts, read 10,645 times
Reputation: 10
Smile Looking better all the time!

I don't normally remark on the postings others make on this venue, but I must interject an opinion. My wife and I are retirees, now living in the Ozarks, originally from Central California, looking for a better climate for our retirement. We like what we have found about Billings. The remarks uttered by "WOW", and the responses to her, have only cemented our desire to live there.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Montana
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2019, Advameg, Inc. | Please obey Forum Rules | Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top