Madison County is named for James Madison, who was the fourth President of the United States of America.
Created: February 2, 1865
Virginia City 1865 – present
County Courthouse – Virginia City
Location: 110 West Wallace Street / Courthouse Street
Built: 1875 – 1876
Style: Greek Revival
Architect: L B Olds
Contractor: Daniel Steele
Description: The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick and wood structure. The north front has a small portico supported by four thin columns with a balcony on the second story. The building has a square wood cupola with glass windows, on the center of the roof. The entrance doorway and windows are arched. The building sits on the side of a hill and is the oldest courthouse still in use in Montana.
E – Gallatin County
Photos taken 2009 and 2011