Mountrail County is named for Joseph Mountrail, a Metis voyageur of some
Created: January 29, 1909
Stanley 1909 – present
County Courthouse – Stanley
Location: 101 North Main Street / 1st Avenue Northwest
Built: 1914 – 1915
Style: Classical Revival and Beaux Arts
Architect: Buechner & Orth of St. Paul, Minnesota
Contractor: Carl Bartleson & Ness
Description: The building faces east and is a two story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds on the north side of the center of the city. On the center of the roof is a wide flat white colored dome. The east front has a large portico supported by two large stone columns with the entrance recessed. Above the entrance are large glass windows. Next to the courthouse is the old brick Sheriff’s Residence.
See: The architect Buechiner & Orth of St. Paul, Minnesota designed many courthouses.
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Photos taken 2007 and 2011