COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1858
COUNTY NAMED FOR: Daniel Montague, surveyor of the Fannin Land District and veteran of the Mexican War.
COUNTY SEATS: One -
COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Same as the county.
the log courthouse (1858), the frame courthouse
(c1859), the stone courthouse with a center dome
(1879), the stone courthouse with a clock tower that
was later removed (c1885), and the present
STANDING: One -1912 Texas Renaissance courthouse built of brick.
The dome was removed in 1939 after it was damaged in