Seeley Lake is a census-designated place (CDP) in Missoula County, Montana, United States. It is part of the 'Missoula, Montana Metropolitan Statistical Area'. The town sits beside the 1,031.5 acres lake Seeley Lake. The population was 1,659 at the 2010 census, an increase from its population of 1,436 in 2000.
Seeley Lake is located at 47°10′1″N 113°28′1″W (47.166892, -113.466817).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 11.0 square miles (28 km2), of which 10.9 square miles (28 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (1.36%) is water.
In late summer 2017, Seeley Lake suffered an extended period of hazardous air quality as a result of the Rice Ridge Fire, prompting local officials to urge all residents to evacuate their homes. Scooper aircraft were used to fetch water from Seeley Lake to fight the fire. A followup study will measure the health impacts of the smoke.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,659 people, 589 households, and 411 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 131.9 people per square mile (50.9/km2). There were 938 housing units at an average density of 86.2 per square mile (33.3/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.94% White, 0.07% African American, 1.46% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.49% from other races, and 0.84% from two or more races.