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Mineral County

Mineral County is named for the large amount of minerals found in the county.


Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Sanders County

E – Sanders County and Missoula County 

S – Missoula County and Clearwater County, Idaho

W – Clearwater County, Idaho and Shoshone County, Idaho 


Created:  August 7, 1914                       Map of Montana highlighting Mineral County

County Seat: 

Superior  1914 – present


County Courthouse –  Superior 


Location:  300 River Street / 3rd Avenue East

Built:  1920

Style:  Colonial Revival and Georgian Revival

Architect:  Whitehouse and Price of Spokane, Washington

Contractor:  F E Petersen of Spokane, Washington


Description:  The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Superior. The west front has a large portico supported by four white colored columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. The first story windows are arched with white colored trim. On the center of the hipped roof is a square white colored wood cupola. The courtroom is located on the second story. The building houses the County District Court of the 4th Judicial District and County Justice Court. An addition was constructed in 1994.


See:  The 4th Judicial District includes Mineral County and Missoula County. 


History:  The county was created in 1914 and Superior was selected as the county seat. The county probably rented office premises. The first and present courthouse was constructed in 1920



County Courthouse – Superior









Photos taken 2009