Kalispell, Montana

Flathead County


Kalispell is a city in the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Montana. Founded in 1891 by James J. Hill Kalispell is now the capital of Flathead County. She has a little less than 20,000 inhabitants ( with surrounding 34,000 ), a strong upward trend.

The proximity to Glacier National Park Kalispell makes a gateway for visitors to the park.

Kalispell is the seat and birthplace of the True Catholic Church.

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Brad Bird ( b. 1957 ), film director, producer and screenwriter
  • Michelle Williams ( born 1980 ), actress
  • Misty Upham ( b. 1982 ), actress
  • Tanner Hall ( b. 1983 ), Freeskier