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Area Description

Ennis, Montana is the Fly Fishing Capital of the World. It is located right by the Madison River and is known for the beautiful outdoors. It is a rural town of about 800 people but the population quadruples in the summer. There are always events and it is a great community to partake in.

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   Ennis Montana has many amenities for all ages. There is fine dining, shopping, fishing, tennis courts, golf course, and so much more. The outdoors is all over the valley, too. Just outside of Yellowstone National Park, there are many lakes, mountains, and valleys for everyone to enjoy. There are over 15 different campsites near Ennis and hiking/biking trails to explore. Annually, there is a Brew and Spirit Festival, 4th of July Rodeo Parade and NRA Rodeo, Art Festival, Fishing Derbys, Fly Fishing and Outdoor Festival, Hunter's Feed and an Old Fashion Christmas Stroll. Starting next year, Ennis will be hosting a series of symphony concerts held during the summer. There are also many bands that play in different facilities for live entertainment. Just 15 minutes away is the National Historic Landmark, Virginia City and Nevada City. You step back in time 100 years ago in this small mining town. There is always something to do in our small community.

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The art community is thriving in Ennis, Montana. There are five art galleries, tthree of which are world renowned. There are antiques shops, Madison Valley museum, quilt shows, farmer's market, and so much more. There are two live theatrea's in Virginia City, Virginia City Players and Brewery Follies. Both are great for entertaining and new shows through out the summer.

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There is a Senior Center bus that transports pedestrians to Bozeman, Montana. Ennis is located 45 minutes away from the Yellowstone International Airport. There are also shuttle services across the valley.

Medical Facilities


Madison Valley Medical Center keeps growing and is becoming renowned for its facilities. Ennis Physical Therapy is a business that has been in operations for over 20 plus years. There are a also two wellness centers in Ennis that focus on the whole body's healing.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  14.9  24.1  33.3  0.5 "
 Feb  17.8  28.4  38.9  0.5 "
 Mar  23.1  34.8  46.4  0.9 "
 Apr  28.5  42.3  56.1  1.3 "
 May  35.7  50.5  65.4  2.2 "
 Jun  42.2  58.4  74.5  2.3 "
 Jul  46.6  64.5  82.4  1.4 "
 Aug  45.1  63.3  81.5  1.4 "
 Sep  37.4  54.4  71.3  1.2 "
 Oct  30.7  45.0  59.4  1.0 "
 Nov  22.6  32.4  42.1  0.6 "
 Dec  15.8  24.7  33.6  0.5 "


Spring starts off with a green landscape that makes the mountains and big blue skies breathtaking. Summer is great for outdoor recreation with temperatures only reaching to high 80 degrees. The changing colors of Fall makes time for sweaters and enjoying the changing landscapes. Winters are amazing to cuddle up in cabins and enjoy the skiing

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Cost of Living for Ennis, MT

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Ennis has wonderful communities ranging from town living to mountain landscapes. These communities have gorgeous views and endless opportunities to watch birds and wildlife. Imagine waking up with nice crisp clean air and watching families of deer resting outside your door. Near the golf course, there are gated communities with the landscaping and the golf course right outside your front door. If your looking for affordable housing, a new development is happening right near the newly built brewery. There is a housing community for everyone in Ennis, Montana.

Senior Assistance in Ennis, MT

Ennis, Montana offers the following assistance for seniors:


The newly remodeled Ennis Senior Center is a great facility for all seniors. Different programs are featured at the center. There is also the Madison Valley Food Bank that serves Meals on Wheels and two elder-care facilities.

Job or Volunteer Opportunities

There are many opportunities for volunteerism in the Ennis community. Two organizations known in the valley are the Ennis Lions Club and Women's Club. Ennis Lions Club hosts many events, from the Father/Son Fishing Derby to Halloween Carnival. The Women's Club runs the Nearly New Thrift Shop all by volunteers. Through out the summer and winter, you can always volunteer at the School or at the Ennis Chamber of Commerce events. Not to mention, there are conservation projects always looking for volunteers and workers.

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