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Billings was nicknamed the “Magic City” because of the rapid growth from its founding as a railroad town in March 1882. It’s the largest city in the state of Montana and the 282nd largest city in the United States, with a population estimated at 117,116 as of 2020.
Billings is also called the "City Beneath the Rimrocks". The Rimrocks, also known as the "Rims", are a 300 to 800 foot sandstone formation.