In Montana There Is No Love Lost When It Comes To California

It is no secret that Montana residents are not the most fond of outsiders coming into our state and telling us how to live.

When it comes to outsiders, there is no state more loathed than the Golden State, otherwise known as California.

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Growing up in the 1980s, California seemed like heaven on earth to a kid stuck in the middle of America.

I always wanted to head west and strike it rich, as I dreamed of being a movie star, a rock star, or at the very least a contestant on The Price Is Right.

Today, as an older but perhaps not wiser person, California and the image they portray seem more like the saying "all that glitters is not gold."

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A close up photo of pyrite or fools gold

Even California Residents Hate These California Towns

It is not just Montana residents that dislike California residents, as plenty of other states express displeasure with transplants invading their states.

Texas, Arizona, and Washington all see a huge influx of former California residents each year moving to their states, and thus resentment for California grows.

Funnily enough, when it comes to these 15 California cities, it's also the residents of California themselves who find these cities the most hated in their own state.

It makes you wonder: who if anyone even likes California if all of America seems to despise the people and the state?

Top 15 California Cities People Really Hate the Most

Gallery Credit: Reesha Cosby

LOOK: 17 Ways California Transplants Make Montana Living Better😎

Friends, Not Foes

Contrary to the bad rap they so often receive, California transplants bring a lot to the table here in Montana.

From their environmentally-savvy ways to how much they support local and family-owned businesses, Californians have several positive attributes that contribute to and enhance Montana living.

🙂 Before you dismiss the idea entirely, give the gallery below a scroll and let these 17 examples sink in.

Gallery Credit: Ryan Valenzuela

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