Judith Basin County

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Judith Basin

Judith Basin County is named for the Judith River, which was named by William Clark for Julia “Judith” Hancock whom he would later marry.


Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Choteau County and Fergus County

E – Fergus County

S – Wheatland County and Meagher County

W – Cascade County


Created:  December 10, 1920                Map of Montana highlighting Judith Basin County

County Seat: 

Stanford  1920 – present


County Courthouse –  Stanford 


Location:  913 3rd Street West / Central Avenue

Built:  1925 – 1926

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  F F Bossuot

Contractor:  N T Lease & Henry Leighland of Great Falls and Albert Jacobs of Havre


Description:  The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Stanford. The east front has a slightly projecting center section with the entrance on the first story and a large arched window on the second story. The roof line is flat.




County Courthouse – Stanford



















Photos taken 2011