Blaine County

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Blaine

Blaine County is named for James G Blaine, who was a former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, United States Senator and Secretary of State.

 

Created:  May 2, 1890

County Seat:

Watonga  1890 – present

 

County Courthouse – Watonga 

 

Location:  212 North Weigle Avenue / West Main Street

Built:  1906 – 1907

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  E Coady Company

Contractor:  T Okeefe

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a three story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The west front has a central entrance framed with stone and with a small pediment above. The center section projects slightly and has narrow windows on the second and third stories with a pediment at the roof line. The base of the building is white colored stone. On the center of the roof is an octagonal gold colored dome. A two story addition constructed in 1987 of matching buff colored brick is located on the south side and is connected to the courthouse by a breezeway. The architect was Badgett / Culver and the contractor was Industrial Projects.

 

See:  National Register of Historic Places – Blaine County Courthouse

 

Courthouses: 

N – Major County

E – Kingfisher County and Canadian County

S – Caddo County

W – Custer County and Dewey County

 

 

 

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