Fort Smith, Montana

Yellowtail Dam, Bighorn River
Yellowtail Dam on the Bighorn River, next to Fort Smith

A Census Designated Place, Fort Smith is located near the foot of the Yellowtail Dam that creates Bighorn Lake of the Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area. Originally, this was the site of Fort CF Smith, a cavalry post in the late 1800's. Today, Fort Smith is a "Mecca" for fly fisherman with the Bighorn River recording about 7,000 trout per mile in this area.

Fast Facts about Fort Smith, Montana
Fort Smith, Big Horn County, MT 59035
Elevation: 3,287'
Latitude: 45.3079°N
Longitude: 107.9274°W
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 68.4%
Native American: 31.6%
High School or Higher: 73.7%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 0.0%
Graduate or Professional Degree: 0.0%
2009 Estimates:
Population: 122
Males: 75
Females: 47
Median Resident Age: 33.8 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $30,000
Population Density: 104 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Fort Smith: 84.0
Unemployed (March 2011): 13.3%
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