Hill County

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Hill County is named for James J Hill, who was a railroad tycoon.

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Alberta, Canada and Saskatchewan, Canada

E – Blaine County

S – Choteau County

W – Liberty County

 

Created:  February 28, 1912                  Map of Montana highlighting Hill County

County Seat: 

Havre  1912 – present

 

County Courthouse –  Havre 

 

Location:  315 4th Street / 3rd Avenue

Built:  1915 – 1916

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Frank E Bossvot

Contractor:  Olson & Johnson Company

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a three story white colored stone structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Havre. The building has a projecting center section on the south side with four white colored columns rising from the first story to the top of the second story. A wide cornice projects below the third story. The roof line is flat.

 

History:  The county was created in 1912 and Havre was swlected as the county seat. The county used rented premises until the first and presenr courthouse was constructed in 1914 to 1915 at a cost of $150,000.

 

 

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County Courthouse – Havre

 

 

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Photos taken 2009 and 2016