Blaine County

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Blaine

Blaine County is named for James G Blaine, who was the United States Secretary of State and a presidential candidate.       

 

Created:   February 29, 1912

County Seat: 

Chinook  1912 – present

 

County Courthouse – Chinook

 

Location:  420 Ohio Street / 4th Street

Built:  1913 – 1914

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  George H Shanley

Contractor:  Lease & Richards of Great Falls

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story brown colored brick structure. The west front has a central entrance framed with stone and a small canopy. A cornice runs between the first and second stories and above the second story. There is a projecting north and south wing. The roof line is flat. An addition was added on the south side in 1980. The architect was E F Link and Associates of Billings and the contractor was Morgen and Oswood of Great Falls.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Saskatchewan, Canada

E – Phillips County

S – Fergus County

W – Chouteau County and Hill County

 

 

 

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Photos take 2009 and 2016