Saltese Area Colleges and Scholarships

Schools in and around Saltese


Saltese (also Packers Meadow or Silver City) is an unincorporated community in Mineral County, Montana, United States. Located at 47°24′37″N 115°30′35″W / 47.41028°N 115.50972°W / 47.41028; -115.50972 (47.4102075, -115.5095972), Saltese lies an altitude of 3,366 feet (1,026 m).

"Saltese is an old gold and silver mining town that took its name from a Nez Perce leader, Chief Saltese." "The town was first known as Silver City but was renamed in 1891."

In December 1912, David D. Bogart, the 6th mayor of Missoula, Montana, was killed in an avalanche in Saltese while prospecting for gold.

* Description and images provided by Wikipedia under CC-BY-SA 3.0 license .