Sweet Grass County is named for the abundance of sweet grass in the county.
Created: March 5, 1895
Big Timber 1895 – present
County Courthouse – Big Timber
Location: 200 West 1st Street / Hooper Street
Built: 1897 – 1898
Architect: F S Hornbeck
Contractor: Anderson & Wagner
Description: The building faces east and is a two story rusticated sandstone structure. The east front has an arched entrance in the center of the first story. There is an arched entrance on the south side. The building has a red colored roof. An addition was built on the west and north sides in 1928. The architect was J G Link, Inc.
County Administration – Big Timber
Location: 115 West 5th Avenue / Hooper Street
Description: The building faces north and is a one story dark red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is called the Courthouse Annex. The north front has a glass panel entrance. The roof line is flat.
N – Wheatland County
Photos taken 2011 and 2012