Curry County

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Curry

Curry County is named for George Curry, territorial governor of New Mexico who signed the bill creating the county.

 

Created:  February 25, 1909

County Seat:

Clovis  1909 – present

 

County Courthouse – Clovis

 

Location:  700 North Main Street / West 8th Street

Built:  1935 – 1936

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:   Robert E Merrell of Schaefer, Merrell and Associate

Contractor:  J E Morgan & Sons

 

Description: The building faces north and is a rectangular three story sand colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The north front has stone trim at the central entrance. Extensive use of the Zia symbol decorate the exterior. The building was a Works Progress Administration project. An addition to the building were constructed in 1954. The architect was Schaefer, Merrell & Associate and the contractor was Cottle Construction Company.

 

 

Note:  The first courthouse was built by J Sterling Marsh Manufacturing Company at a cost of $35,000. The second and present courthouse was constructed at a cost of $150,000.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Quay County

E – Deaf Smith County, Texas and Parmer County, Texas

S – Roosevelt County

W – Roosevelt County and Quay County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2007, 2016 and 2019