a feminine name: dim. Lena
capital of Mont., in the WC part
Origin of Helenasaid to be after the hometown of a settler from Minnesota
The capital of Montana, in the west-central part of the state north-northeast of Butte. It was founded in 1864 after the discovery of gold at Last Chance Gulch. Helena became the territorial capital after 1874 and the state capital in 1889.