Kiowa County is named for the Kiowa Native American tribe who resided in the region.
Created: March 25, 1886
Greensburg 1886 – present
County Courthouse – Greensburg
Location: 211 Florida Avenue / South Oak Street
Built: 1913 – 1914
Architect: William Earl Hulse & Company of Hutchison
Contractor: St. Joseph Construction Company of Hutchinson
Description: The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick structure. The building has a recessed center section with porch supported by eight high columns rising to the wide header below the roof line. The windows are large squares of block glass. The base of the building is stone.
Note: The accepted bid for construction of the courthouse was $43,567.
Note: On May 4, 2007, Greensburg was severely damaged by a tornado and the courthouse was repaired and remodeled in 2009. The architect was McCluggage Van Sickle & Perry and the contractor was Coonrod & Associates Construction Company, Inc.
N – Edwards County
S – Comanche County
Courthouse before tornado damage
Photos taken 2006 and 2010