Columbia Falls is a small working class town in northeast Flathead Valley, Montana. With a population just under 5,000, Columbia Falls supports a thriving small business community and a locally driven economy. The town is family friendly, with many parks and trails for recreating, including a Riverside park on the bank of the Flathead River and a Community Garden. Check out the Columbia Falls Chamber of Commerce and the City of Columbia Falls‘ websites.
Columbia Falls is the resource industry center of the Flathead Valley. F.H. Stoltze Land & Lumber Co and Plum Creek, one of the largest landowners in the nation, base operations in Columbia Falls. New industry ventures continue to make their home in Columbia Falls for the amazing location as the Gateway to Glacier, the accessibility, and the remarkable work force at the ready.
Over 30% of the population of Columbia Falls reside in family households, therefore preschool options are now on the rise. Columbia Falls is in School District 6 and has two elementary schools, one junior high and one high school.