Montgomery County

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Montgomery County is named for Richard Montgomery, who was a United States general killed in the American Revolutionary War.


Created:  December 9, 1842

County Seat:        

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



N – Scott County and Yell County

E – Garland County and Hot Spring County

S – Clark County and Pike County

W – Howard County and Polk County











Photos taken 2011