Prairie County

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Prairie County is named for the prairie land of the Great Plains within the county.    


Created:  February 5, 1915

County Seat: 

Terry  1915 – present


County Courthouse – Terry 


Location:  217 West Park Street / Logan Avenue

Built:  1997 – 1998

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Stevenson Design of Miles City

Contractor:  Fire Mountain Construction of Colstrip


Description:  The building faces south and is a one story gray metal clad structure. The south front has a central entrance with small windows towards the east side. The roof is pitched.


Note:  The old courthouse was built in 1915 and burned in 1995. .



North  – McCone County and Dawson County

East    – Dawson County and Wibaux County

South – Fallon County and Custer County

West   – Garfield County 








Photos taken 2009