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

In popular culture[edit]

Notes[edit]

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