Custer County is named for General George Armstrong Custer, who was a United States Army officer and who died at the Battle of Little Big Horn.
Created: February 2, 1865
Miles City 1865 – present
County Courthouse – Miles City
Location: 1010 Main Street / South 10th Street
Built: 1948 – 1949
Architect: J G Link Inc. of Billings
Contractor: James C Boesplug Construction Company
Description: The building faces north and is a three story yellow white colored stone structure. On the north side, the center section projects from the main building and has vertical dividing pillars between the windows. The entrance in the centre is glass and metal, rising to a vertical glass panel on the second and third stories. The roof line is flat. On the north side, a new Detention Center is under construction in 2015. The architect is Stevenson Design and the contractor is Swank Enterprises.
See: The architect, John G Link of Montana ( in association with Charles S Haire and others ) designed courthouses in Montana in Big Horn County, Carter County, Dawson County, Granite County, McCone County, Musselshell County, Richland County, Rosebud County, Sheridan County and Silver Bow County; and in Wyoming in Park County, Sheridan County and Washakie County.
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Photos taken 2009 and 2015