Divide County is named due to the vote of November 1910 when Williams County was divided to form the new county.
Created: November 8, 1910
Crosby 1910 – present
County Courthouse – Crosby
Location: 300 2nd Avenue North / Main Street
Built: 1917 – 1918
Style: Beaux Arts and Classical Revival
Architect: Buechner & Orth of St. Paul, Minnesota
Contractor: Elson Williams Construction
Description: The building faces south and is a two story brown-buff colored brick, limestone and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of the city. On the center of the roof is an octagonal central dome with silver colored roof and clock. The south front has a Greek-style portico supported by two tall columns. White colored trim surrounds the roof line. Near the building is the two story buff colored brick Sheriff’s Residence.
See: The architect Buechiner & Orth of St. Paul, Minnesota designed many courthouses.
N – Saskatchewan, Canada
E – Burke County
S – Williams County
W – Sheridan County, Montana
Photos taken 2006, 2011 and 2016