Bozeman is a picturesque city located in Gallatin County, Montana. It is the largest city in Gallatin County and is designated as the county seat. Bozeman residents are known as Bozemanites.With a population of 27,509 at the 2000 census, Bozeman is the fifth largest city in the state. The city is named after John M. Bozeman, founder of the Bozeman Trail. Located in the fastest growing county in the state , Bozeman is an All America City (awarded in 2001). In 2003 Bozeman was ranked 5 of the 40 Best College Towns in the USA by Outside Magazine. The American Cities Business Journal ranked Bozemen as the 1 Small Business Market among cities of comparable population sizes (awarded in 2005). it is home to the campus of Montana State University.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.6 square miles (32.6 km), all of it land. The population of Bozeman, as of the 2000 US Census is approximately 28,000 people.Check Bozeman's 7 day forecast atBozeman is located in Gallatin County in south central Montana fake?oakleys (lat 45.679, lon 111.046) at an elevation of 4,795 feet. It is an Intermountain Grassland habitat, bordered closely by Montane Forest habitat. Bozeman is bordered on three sides by mountain ranges (Bridger, Gallatin, and Tobacco Root) making up the northern Rockies. To the south, you'll find Yellowstone National Park as well as Gallatin National Forest.Bozeman's geographical location combined with its climate make for a lush, agriculturally rich and diverse location. It's close proximity to the mountains and forest lands creates a plethora of outdoor activities year round.Get inBozeman Yellowstone Airport (IATA: BZN) is located 10 miles east of Bozeman. There are call taxis and hotel shuttles available to bring you into town.By carThere are three exits from Interstate 90, the N. 19th exit, the N. 7th exit, and E. Main. The N. 19th exit, an endless expanse of chain stores and strip development, is furthest from downtown. The N. 7th exit is closer to downtown and has a wider selection of restaurants and hotels, but, though better than 19th St, still is not pedestrian friendly. Many independent motels lie on E. Main St within walking distance of downtown, which features a wide array of shopping and dining (almost entirely local independent businesses).Bozeman is 87 miles east of Butte, Montana via I 90, 143 miles west of Billings, Montana. Yellowstone National Park is approximately 90 miles south via Route 89, or Route 191.