Valley Journal
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St. Ignatius, Montana

St. Ignatius

Community Profile

St. Ignatius, located 43 miles north of Missoula on Hwy. 93, is Lake County’s oldest town founded in 1854 by Jesuit missionaries, and has a population of 842.* The Mission Church, more than 100 years old, is adorned with beautiful frescoes and murals and is open daily to visitors.

School District #28 Schools:
St. Ignatius Elementary School (grades K-5), St. Ignatius Middle School (grades 6-8), Mission High School (grades 9-12)

St. Ignatius City Council meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. at City Hall.

* population according to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2005-09 American Community Survey

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