Clark County

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Clark County is named for Charles F Clark, who was the captain of Company F, Sixth Kansas Cavalry and who died At Memphis on December 10, 1864.

 

Created:  February 26, 1867

County Seat:

Clark City  1885

Ashland     1885 – present

 

County Courthouse – Ashland 

 

Location:  913 South Highland Street / 9th Avenue

Built:  1950 – 1951

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Glen H Thomas and A B Harris of Wichita

Contractor:  D C Bass and Sons of Enid, Oklahoma

 

Description: The building faces east and is a two story buff colored brick, stone and concrete structure. The east front has a projecting stone faced center section with glass entrance. The windows run in a series of three windows. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The courthouse constructed in 1888 was demolished to make way for the present courthouse.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Ford County

E – Kiowa County and Comanche County

S – Harper County, Oklahoma and Beaver County, Oklahoma

W – Meade County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010