Yellowstone County

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Yellowstone

Yellowstone County is named for the Yellowstone River,  which is named for the yellow rocks found along the river.

 

Created:  February 26, 1883

County Seat: 

Billings  1883 – present

 

County Courthouse – Billings 

 

Location:   217 North 27th Street / 3rd Avenue North

Built:  1956 – 1958

Style: Modern

Architect:  Chandler C Cohagen and Loners, Stoebe & Johnson

Contractor:  C B Lauch Construction

 

Description:  The building faces north and is an eight story buff colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The building has an entrance on the north and west sides with overhanging canopies. Brick facing runs horizontally on the first and top stories and  vertically at the corners with a clock at the top of the northwest corner. The roof line is flat.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Golden Valley County, Musselshell County and Rosebud County 

E – Treasure County

S – Big Horn County

W – Carbon County and Still\water County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009 and 2015