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Gold Creek is both a town and a creek in southwestern Montana, U.S., on I-90 between Butte and Missoula. In 1852, a trapper named Francois Finlay, who was also known as Benetsee or Penetzi, found the first recorded gold in what is now Montana, in what he named Benetsee Creek. Having seen what happened to the fur trade in California when news of gold was released, the powers that be told Finlay to keep his discovery a secret. In 1858, prospectors James and Granville Stuart and Reese Anderson discovered gold in the creek. This was the first recorded discovery of gold in Montana. Granville later wrote: (from wikipedia)

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Powell County109 Population (as of 2000)
Montana State166 Population (current)
123.2 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.2 Square Miles of Water$97,500 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$36,563 Average House Income (as of 2000)

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0 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$0 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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