Stevens County

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Stevens County is named for Thaddeus Stevens ( 1792-1868 ), a United States senator from Pennsylvania, who was a passionate advocate of Radical republicanism.

 

Created:  March 20, 1873

County Seat: 

Hugoton  1886 – present

 

County Courthouse – Hugoton 

 

Location:  200 East 6th Street / Monroe Street

Built:  1950 – 1952

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Mann & Company of Hutchinson and David O Thompson Associates

Contractor:  Creathbaum Brothers Construction Company of Liberal

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story stone, glass and concrete structure. The south front has a large window above the entrance. The building has a number of square walls and protrusions. The roof line is flat. On the north side is the large meeting room of the Memorial Hall. The building is named as the Stevens County Courthouse and Memorial Hall.

 

See:  The architect,  Mann & Company of Hutchinson, designed courthouses in Ellis County, Ellsworth County, Graham County, Lane County, Pratt County, Republic County, Scott County and Stafford County. 

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was built in 1888.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Grant County

E – Seward County

S – Texas County, Oklahoma

W – Morton County

 

 

 

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Old Courthouse 1888

Photos taken 2007 and 2016