Montgomery County is named for Richard Montgomery, who was a United States general killed in the American Revolutionary War.
Created: December 9, 1842
Mount Ida 1842 – present
County Courthouse – Mount Ida
Location: 1 George Street / West Street
Built: 1923 – 1924
Style: Classical Revival
Architect: Clyde A Ferrell of Little Rock
Contractor: Western Construction Company
Description: The building faces south and is a two story brown colored native stone structure. The pilasters sustaining the front pediment are formed with rough stone from local fields. The building has a hipped roof.The building was remodeled in 1975 and a one story addition was constructed on the north side.. On the east side is a one story red colored brick structure which contains a courtroom.
See: National Register of Historic Places – Montgomery County Courthouse
Photos taken 2011