Stanton County

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Stanton County is named for M Edwin Stanton ( 1814-1869 ), who was Secretary of War from 1862 to 1868.


Created:  March 6, 1873

County Seat:

Johnson City  1887 – present


County Courthouse – Johnson City  


Location:  201 North Main Street / East Sherman Avenue

Built:  1926 – 1927

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Smith & English of Hutchison

Contractor:  S S Strong of Beaver, Oklahoma


Description: The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick structure. The west front has four large white colored columns supporting a white colored portico over the entrance which has a wide staircase.



N – Hamilton County

E – Grant County

S – Morton County

W – Baca County, Colorado and Prowers County, Colorado












Photos taken 2007