Atoka County

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Atoka

Atoka County is named for Atoka, who was captain and a noted Choctaw Native American.

 

Created:  November 16, 1907

County Seat:

Atoka  1907 – present

 

County Courthouse – Atoka 

 

Location:  200 East Court Street / South Delaware Avenue

Built:  1964 – 1965

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Monroe Parker, AIA

Contractor:  James D Hight

 

Description: The building facesi north and is a two story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The north front has steps leading up to a canter leavered canopy supported by brick pillars. A hallway leads to a recessed entrance and an open atrium in the building front. The east and west sides have windows divided by pink coloured panels with canter leaved canopies above the first story windows.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by Jewell Hicks and constructed by Caddo Construction Compsany in 1913 to 1914. The building was demoloished and replaced by the present courthouse.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Coal County and Pittsburg County

E – Pushmatah County

S – Choctaw County and Bryan County

W – Johnston County and Coal County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009