Lemhi County

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Lemhi County is named for Fort Lemhi ( Limhi ), which was a remote Mormon missionary settlement from 1855 to 1858 in Bannock and Shoshone territory.


Created:  January 9, 1869

County Seat: 

Salmon  1869 – present


County Courthouse – Salmon 


Location:  206 Courthouse Drive / Lombard Street

Built:  1909 – 1910

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  C C Rittenhouse of Los Angles, California

Contractor:  W W Schults


Description:  The building  faces northeast and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building sits on a hill and the northeast front has four tall columns rising to the top of second story with a header above. The first story entrance is framed with stone. At the roof line is a third story dormer with a statue of Justice on the top.



N – Ravalli County, Montana 

E – Beaverhead County, Montana and Clark County

S – Clark County and Custer County

W – Valley County and Idaho County

















Photos taken 2009