is the capital city of the U.S. state of Montana and the
county seat of Lewis and Clark County. The 2010 census put the population at
28,190. and the Lewis and Clark County population at 63,395. Helena is the
principal city of the Helena Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all
of Lewis and Clark and Jefferson counties; its population is 76,277 according
to the 2012 U.S. Census.
The local daily newspaper is the Independent Record. The Helena
Brewers minor league baseball and Helena Bighorns Tier III Junior