Sweet Grass, Montana

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Topographical map of the Sweet Grass area

Sweet Grass (also Sweetgrass[1]) is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Toole County, Montana, United States, on the Canada-US border. It is the northern terminus of Interstate 15, an important route connecting western Canada, the western United States, and Mexico.

In 2004, a joint border facility opened at the Sweetgrass port of entry and Coutts, Alberta, housing both Canadian and American federal authorities.[2]

Notable people[edit]

  • Earl W. Bascom (1906-1995), "Father of Modern Rodeo" and Hall of Fame Cowboy, artist, sculptor, actor, inventor, cowboyed in the 1920s on a ranch on Kicking Horse Creek once owned by his cousin C.M. Russell
  • Charles M. Russell (1864-1926), cowboy artist and sculptor ranched on Kicking Horse Creek near the Sweetgrass Hills

Notes[edit]

Coordinates: 48°59′37″N 111°57′04″W / 48.99360°N 111.95118°W / 48.99360; -111.95118