Square Butte is located midway between Stanford and Fort Benton on scenic Highway 80. In Square Butte, view the historic jail, located at the west end of town, it was built from shonkinite quarried locally. The town gets its name from a nearby geologic formation a flat-topped butte which juts 2,400 feet above the surrounding plains and is visible for a radius of seventy-five miles. With its soaring buttresses, spires, and pinnacles it is a compelling and imposing site. Stop and visit the Square Butte Bar and Country Club featuring burgers and steaks.