Montour County is named for Madame Montour, who was a French-Indian woman involved in Native American affairs.
Created: May 3, 1850
Danville 1850 – present
County Courthouse – Danville
Location: 29 Mill Street / West Front Street
Built: 1871 – 1872
Contractor: H F Hawke and B V Vastine.
Description: The building faces east and is a two story dark red colored brick structure. The building is a cruciform shape and has long arched windows, brackets under the eaves, quoins along the corners and sits on a small knob. There are pediments on all four sides which project from the central square white wood tower which rises to a small cupola with rounded copper roof. The east entrance has three white colored stone arches with a balustrade above. There are blank brick bays on either side of the entrance.
N – Lycoming County
E – Columbia County
Photos taken 2006 and 2015