McKinley County

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McKinley County is named for William McKinley, who was the 25th President of the United States.

 

Created:  February 23, 1889

County Seat:

Gallup  1889 – present

 

County Courthouse – Gallup 

 

Location:  201 West Hill Avenue / South 2nd Street

Built:  1937 – 1938

Style:  Spanish Pueblo Revival

Architect:  Trost & Trost of El Paso, Texas

Contractor:  K L House

 

Description: The building faces west and is a three story light brownish colored stucco structure. The west front has an arched Spanish style one story portico. The northwest corner rises to a small tower above the roof line. On the south side is the modern brownish colored three story County Court House Annex of glass and concrete construction.

 

Courthouses: 

N – San Juan County and Sandoval County

E – Sandoval County

S – Cibalo County

W – Apache County, Arizona

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2007