Teton County

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Teton

Teton County is named for the Teton Range, which is named for the French word “teton” meaning “beast”.

 

Created:   February 7, 1893

County Seat: 

Choteau   1893 – present

 

County Courthouse – Choteau  

 

Location:  101 Main Avenue / Division Street

Built:  1905 – 1906

Style:  Renaissance Revival

Architect:  John Gibson of Kalispell and George Shanley

Contractor:   Lease and Richards of Great Falls

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story gray colored sandstone structure. The north front has a large square sandstone tower rising four stories with a steep roof. The fourth story has an open section with columns. On the first story, there is a large arch with recessed entrance. There are small east and west one story wings.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Pondera County

E – Choteau County

S – Cascade County and Lewis and Clark County

W – Lewis and Clark County and Flathead County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009