Valley County

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Valley County is named for the Valley of the Milk River as most of the county lies within the valley.


Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Saskatchewan, Canada

E – Daniels County and Roosevelt County

S – McCone County and Garfield County

W – Phillips County


Created:  February 6, 1893                    Map of Montana highlighting Valley County

County Seat: 

Glasgow  1893 – present


County Courthouse – Glasgow 


Location:  501 Court Street / 3rd Avenue South

Built:  1972 – 1973

Style: Modern

Architect:  E F Link & Associates

Contractor:  Braden-Pehlke Construction Company


Description:  The building faces north and is a one story brown colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Glasgow and has a tiered roof rising from the north front to a higher section on the south. The central entrance is recessed with glass walls. A wide horizontal yellow colored band runs along the flat roof line. On the south side is a two story rectangular brick Courthouse Annex.


History:  The county was created in 1893 and Glasgow was selected as the county seat. The first courthouse was a two story frame structure built in 1893. An addition was built in 1905. The second and present courthouse was constructed in 1972 to 1973.




County Courthouse – Glasgow






















County Courthouse Annex – Glasgow

Photos taken 2006, 2009 and 2016