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Montana has very few people


I'm hanging out with Prof. Nate McCrady right now in Prof. Jason Wright's kitchen. Given that I once sat in Frank Shu's stellar astrophysics class with both of them, it's a lot of fun to append "Prof" to each of their names!

Anyway, this post is about how Nate blew my mind. He's a professor at U. Montana and he just informed me of the following facts:

  1. There is one area code in Montana. 
  2. There are only 1,000,000 people in the whole state.
  3. The biggest city is Billings, pop. 105,000 (Pasadena has 138,000)
  4. There are only fourteen high schools with 1000+ students...in all of Montana

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kelle said…
three of my favorite people -- wish we could all get together more often! See y'all in Long Beach?

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