Sweet Grass, Montana

town in Montana, United States, along the Canadian border

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

Topographical map of the Sweet Grass area

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

Notable people change

  • Earl W. Bascom (1906-1995), "Father of Modern Rodeo" cowboyed in the 1920's on a ranch on Kicking Horse Creek
  • Charles M. Russell (1864-1926), cowboy artist and sculptor ranched on Kicking Horse Creek near the Sweetgrass Hills

References change

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