Montana Motto
Gold and Silver
The state motto of Montana is "Gold and Silver" (Oro y Plata in Spanish).

The Montana state motto was selected at the same time as the territorial seal for the state of Montana back in 1865.

The reason for choosing the Montana motto "Gold and Silver" is the great historical impact the findings of rich metals in the Montana Mountains has had on Montana. The reason for the Montana motto being in Spanish is simply: it sounded nice to the ear.

Other mottos and slogans of Montana:

  • High, Wide and Handsome
  • Naturally Inviting
  • Montana - Unspoiled, Unforgettable
  • EZ 2 LUV
  • The Last Best Place
Some funny mottos and politically incorrect slogans of Montana:
  • Montana: Land Of the Big Sky, the Unabomber, Right-Wing Crazies, and Very Little Else
  • The Unabomber State
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