film in Butte, Mt

Butte, Montana made a name for themselves in the Montana film community exemplified by their designation as the 2022 Montana Film Community of the Year. This charming blue collar town has a unique geology forming stunning landscapes paired with a complex mining history that left an imprint on the town. At the end of the 19th century, Butte gained notoriety as the Richest Hill on Earth, drawing thousands to the area in hopes of getting rich. While a handful of Butte’s residence walked away with millions, they did so on the backs of laborers. Butte’s history has shaped the community. Across Butte, you will find a variety of churches, mansions, abandoned property, and towering headframes. Butte is nestled against the Highland Mountains and only a few miles from the Continental Divide. While the community offers a wide variety of amenities, there is also plenty of wide-open space perfect for your next film production.

Population: 34,263 | County: Silver Bow | Elevation: 5,539
Latitude: 46.004 | Longitude: -112.534


High (°F)Low (°F)Rain
January33°2 days
February36°11°3 days
March45°20°4 days
April54°27°6 days
May63°34°8 days
June72°41°8 days
July82°46°5 days
August81°44°5 days
September71°36°4 days
October58°27°3 days
November41°17°3 days
December32°3 days

Local Information

Visitor/Business Info



Hospital & Medical

SCL Health – St. James Hospital
400 S. Clark Street
Butte, MT 59701

Fire & Safety

Butte Fire Department
120 South Idaho Street
Butte, MT 59701

contact for film inquiries

Butte Convention & Visitors Bureau Director
Maria Pochervina