Wheatland County

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Wheatland

Wheatland County is named for the many wheat fields in the county.

 

Created:  February 22, 1917

County Seat: 

Harlowton  1917 – present

 

County Courthouse – Harlowton 

 

Location:  201 A Avenue NW / 2nd Street NW

Built:  1910 – 1911

Style:  Romanesque

Architect:  John Hackett Kent

Contractor:  Richard E Wright of Augusta

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story course gray colored stone structure. The north front has a projecting center section with large arch on the first story and rising to a point with arched window above the roof line. The green colored roof is sloped. The building was built as a school and was converted in 1938 to the courthouse. The building was renovated in 1940. The architect was Angus V McIver of Great Falls.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Judith Basin County and Fergus County

E – Golden Valley County

S – Golden Valley County and Sweet Grass County

W – Meagher County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011