Lake County

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Lake County is named for Flathead Lake which lake is located in the north part of the county.  

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Flathead County

E – Flathead County and Missoula County

S – Missoula County

W – Sanders County and Flathead County

 

Created:   May 11, 1923                         Map of Montana highlighting Lake County

County Seat: 

Polson  1923 – present

 

County Courthouse – Polson 

 

Location:  12 5th Avenue / 1st Street East

Built:  1935 – 1936

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  Fred A Brinkman

Contractor:  A R Elliott

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of Polson. The north front has a projecting center section framing the entrance on the first story and vertical windows on the second story. There is decoration along the top of the center section and behind on the main building. The roof line is flat. An addition was constructed in 1975. The architect was Hefty & McDonald.

 

History:  Polson became the county seat in 1923. The county probably rented office premises. The first and only courthouse was constructed in 1935 to 1936.

 

 

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County Courthouse – Polson

 

 

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Photos taken 2009