Richland County

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Richland County is named for the productive land in the County and to promote settlement.


Created:  May 27, 1914

County Seat: 

Sidney  1914 – present


County Courthouse – Sidney 


Location:  201 West Main Street / 2nd Avenue NW

Built:  1927 – 1928

Style: Beaux Arts

Architect:  John G Link of Billings

Contractor:  J C Boespflug


Description:  The building faces south and is a three story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The south front has a high projecting center section with two columns rising from the second story to the top of the third story with a pediment rising to the roof line. There is a small balcony at the third story. A wide cornice runs below the roof line. On the center of the roof is an octagonal dome with red colored roof.


See:  The architect, John G Link of Montana ( in association with Charles S Haire  and others ) designed courthouses in Montana in Big Horn County, Carter County, Custer County, Dawson County, Granite County, McCone County, Musselshell CountyRosebud County, Sheridan County and Silver Bow County; and in Wyoming in Park CountySheridan County and Washakie County.



N – Roosevelt County

E – McKenzie County, North Dakota

S – Wibaux County and Dawson County

W – Dawson County and McCone County


























Photos taken 2009 and 2011