Sweet Grass, Montana

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Topographical map of the Sweet Grass area

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.

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 | change source]

  • 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

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