Fergus County

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Fergus

Fergus County is named for James Fergus, the father of Andrew Fergus, who was one of the first settlers in the area.

 

Created:  March 12, 1885

County Seat: 

Lewistown  1886 – present

 

County Courthouse – Lewistown

 

Location:  721 West Main Street / 7th Avenue South

Built:  1908 – 1909

Style:  Spanish Colonial

Architect:  Newton C Gauntt of North Yakima, Washington

Contractor:  William Oliver of Spokane, Washington

 

Description:  The building face southeast and is a three story pink and brown colored brick structure. The building has two large columns supporting a header with balustrade in the central front. On the center of the roof is an octagonal cupola with clock.bell and gold dome. The base of the building is dark brown colored brick. On the northwest side is the old stone jail.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Choteau County, Blaine County and Phillips County

E – Petroleum County

S – Musselshell County, Golden Valley County and Wheatland County

W – Judith Basin County and Choteau County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2006 and 2011