The population was 2,628 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Lincoln County. Elevation: 2062 feet. Located 89 miles or 143 km southwest of Kalispell, 72 miles south of the Candian border and 35 miles east of the Idaho border. In and around Libby you’ll find a 2.2 million acre playground of fishing, hiking, camping, boating, biking, golfing, spectacular scenery and peaceful surroundings. With three wilderness areas, over 140 lakes, two major rivers and hundreds of smaller rivers and tributaries, this is one of the most beautiful places in the country.
The mountains of northwest Montana and Kootenai River Country can provide some great winter recreation for the whole family. It’s a fun time of year and the excitement caused by downhill and cross-country skiers, snowboarders and those on snowshoes is contagious. Miles and miles of groomed trails in the Kootenai region delight the snowmobile enthusiast. The trail systems offer incredible views of the Cabinet Mountains and other breathtaking scenery. Beyond the mountains and trails, there’s a number of additional exciting and fun activities to do in winter, including sled dog rides, ice skating, and ice fishing. For a great winter time adventure, this is definitely the place to be! For hunters, Montana’s big game animal abundance speaks to the quality of the hunting opportunities. Elk, Moose, Deer, Bighorn Sheep, Mountain Lion, Turkey and Bear. http://www.libbymontana.com/; http://www.libbychamber.org/