Park County

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Park County is named for Yellowstone National Park which is nearby. 

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Meagher County

E – Sweet Grass CountyStillwater County and Carbon County

S – Park County, Wyoming

W – Gallatin County

 

Created:  February 23, 1887                  Map of Montana highlighting Park County

County Seat: 

Livingston  1887 – present

 

County Courthouse – Livingston 

 

Location:  414 East Callender Street / South D Street

Built:  1975 – 1976

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Johnson Graham Associates

Contractor:  Bruce Andersen Company Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces northwest and is a one story gray colored concrete and glass structure. The building is located in the center of Livingston. The northwest front has a glassed entrance in the center. The building has a wide overhang and dividing pillar. The courtroom is located in the center. The building houses the County District Court of the 6th Judicial District. The building also houses the City of Livingston offices and is named the City-County Complex.

 

History:  The county was created in 1887 and Livingston was selected as as the county seat. The county used rented premises. The first courthouse was a two story structure designed by George A Gordon and constructed by Day & Hornbeck in 1896. The second and present courthouse was constructed in 1975 to 1976.

 

Note:  The highest point in Montana is Granite Peak at 12,807 feet ( 3904 meters ) which is located in the county.

 

 

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County Courthouse – Livingston

 

 

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Photos taken 2011