Mineral County

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Mineral County is named for the large amount of minerals found in the county.

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Sanders County

E – Sanders County and Missoula County 

S – Missoula County and Clearwater County, Idaho

W – Clearwater County, Idaho and Shoshone County, Idaho 

 

Created:  August 7, 1914                       Map of Montana highlighting Mineral County

County Seat: 

Superior  1914 – present

 

County Courthouse –  Superior 

 

Location:  300 River Street / 3rd Avenue East

Built:  1920

Style:  Colonial Revival and Georgian Revival

Architect:  Whitehouse and Price of Spokane, Washington

Contractor:  F E Petersen of Spokane, Washington

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Superior. The west front has a large portico supported by four white colored columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. The first story windows are arched with white colored trim. On the center of the hipped roof is a square white colored wood cupola. The courtroom is located on the second story. An addition was constructed in 1994.

 

History:  The county was created in 1914 and Superior was designated as the county seat. The county probably rented office premises. The first and present courthouse was constructed in 1920

 

 

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County Courthouse – Superior

 

 

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Photos taken 2009