Settlement began with a Gold Rush in the 1850's, after gold was discovered in the area. A more permanent town was established in 1879.
Today, Laurel is known for its proximity to Yellowstone National Park, its industrial economy, oil refinery, and historic railroad.
People Born in Laurel
Laurel in People's Lives
Jake Gyllenhaal: I traveled here in 1992 to film scenes of the movie Josh and Sam.