Ravalli County

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Ravalli

Ravalli County is named for Anthony Ravalli, who was a Jesuit missionary who arrived in the area in 1845.

 

Created:  February 16, 1893

County Seat: 

Stevensville  1893 – 1898

Hamilton      1898 – present

 

County Courthouse – Hamilton

 

Location:  205 Bedford Street / South 2nd Street

Built:  1975 – 1976

Style: Modern

Architect:  Howland and Associates

Contractor:  Pew Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a one story brown colored concrete and glass structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Hamilton. The building forms a “T” with the center section extending east. The south wing is two stories. A wide band follows the roof line.

 

Old County Courthouse – Hamilton

 

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Location:  SE – Bedford Street / South 3rd Street

Built:  1900 – 1901

Style:  Italianate

Architect:  A J Gibson

Contractor:  Charles Stabern

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick and stone structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Hamilton. The main entrance is at the north front of the building. The northwest corner has a tiered square brick tower rising to a block dome with small cupola at the top. The roof is sloped.

 

Courthouses: 

North  – Missoula County

East    – Granite County and Deer Lodge County

South – Beaverhead County and Lemhi County, Idaho

West   – Idaho County, Idaho

 

 

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County Courthouse – Hamilton

 

 

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Old County Courthouse – Hamilton

 

 

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Photos taken 2009