Lake County

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


Created:   May 11, 1923

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.



N – Flathead County

E – Flathead County and Missoula County

S – Missoula County

W – Sanders County and Flathead County





County Courthouse – Polson







Photos taken 2009