Hardin Montana Real Estate
When traveling north on I-90 in Montana from Wyoming you'll come across several places of historical interest. Legendary men such as Lewis and Clark, George Armstrong Custer, Jim Bridger, John Bozeman and John Colter traveled this land, a land occupied by the Crow Indians centuries before their arrival, and by dinosaur's millennia before the Crow.
The town here is called Hardin, Montana and it is where you will find the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument that marks the spot where George Armstrong Custer was annihilated by the Sioux and Cheyenne in 1876. Hardin, located in Big Horn County which gets its name from the Big Horn Sheep that inhabited the mountains to the southwest.
Hardin Montana truly is the heart of the American West. Adjacent to Hardin is the Crow Indian Reservation that each year celebrates their heritage at the Crow Fair with a powwow that is the largest in the state. Hardin is located on the banks of the Bighorn River. The Bighorn Canyon and Dam allow a majestic view of the water below. The town is surrounded by productive ranches and farms, including the largest wheat farm in the world. Coal mining has also contributed greatly to the local economy.
Some of the richest farmland in the country, Fort Smith, St Xavier and of course Yellowtail Dam are all located within minutes of Hardin. World class fishing can be found in the ST X and Fort Smith areas, and guides abound.
Whether you are looking for recreation properties or to make a home, Hardin Montana real estate will have something for everyone. The average home price in Hardin is approximately $125,000. Big Horn River is close by and attracts people from all over the world. The west still rules in Hardin area and of course the Custer National Battlefield is a major tourist draw. A valley rich in agriculture, Native American culture and wonderful recreational opportunities, life is easy here, quiet, and slow.