Powell County is named for Mount Powell, which was named for John Wesley Powell who was the early environmentalist and explorer.
Created: January 31, 1901
Deer Lodge 1901 – present
County Courthouse – Deer Lodge
Location: 409 Missouri Avenue / 4th Street
Built: 1920 – 1921
Architect: Arnold and Van House Architects of Butte
Contractor: Nelson & Peterson of Butte
Description: The building faces south and is a two story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The Building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The south front has a small portico at the central first story entrance with pediment above. A horizontal band runs below the first story windows and vertical bands run up to another horizontal band below the roof line which has a wide cornice below. The roof line is flat. The courtroom is located on the second story. The building was damaged by a flood and repaired in 1981 to 1982. The architect was Donald L Sinnott and the contractor was Barney Construction Company Inc.
N – Flathead County
Photos taken 2009 and 2016