Liberty County

US States / M / Montana / Liberty County

Liberty County is named for the sentiment of the inhabitants of the county when the county was formed soon after World War I.


Created:  February 11, 1920

County Seat: 

Chester  1920 – present


County Courthouse – Chester 


Location:  111 1st Street East / Adams Avenue

Built:  1900

Style:  Federal

Architect:  Frank Bussout of Havre

Contractor:  J B Hay and Theodore Clausen


Description:  The building faces west and is a two story buff colored brick structure. The building is located in the center of Chester. The building was purchased by the County and remodeled in 1920. The The remodeling was completed in 1924. The building has a central recessed entrance on the west side. There is stone work around the windows. A projecting cornice runs below the flat roof line. An addition was built on the south side in 1949.



N – Alberta, Canada

E – Hill County

S – Choteau County

W – Pondera County and Toole County





County Courthouse – Chester




Photos taken 2009