Golden Valley County

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Golden Valley

Golden Valley County is named by the land promoters in a promotional attempt to lure settlers to the area.

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Fergus County

E – Musselshell County    

S – Yellowstone CountyStillwater County and Sweet Grass County

W – Sweet Grass County and Wheatland County

 

Created:  October 4, 1920                      Map of Montana highlighting Golden Valley County

County Seat: 

Ryegate  1920 – present

 

County Courthouse –  Ryegate 

 

Location:  107 Kemp Street / 2nd Avenue

Built:  1920 – 1921

Style:  Federal

Architect:  John H Grant

Contractor:  John H Grant

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick, stucco and concrete structure. The building is located in the center of Ryegate. The building is a rectangular shape and the entrance is located at the center of the east front. The windows are small and the roof line is flat. The building was constructed as a temporary structure but has remained as the courthouse. 

 

History:  The county was created in 1920 and Ryegate was selected as the county seat. The first and present courthouse was constructed in 1920 to 1921.

 

 

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County Courthouse - Ryegate  

 

 

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Photo taken 2011