Bryan County is named for William Jennings Bryan, who was a Populist politician.
Created: July 16, 1907
Durant 1907 – present
County Courthouse – Durant
Location: 402 West Evergreen Street / North 4th Avenue
Built: 1917 – 1918
Style: Classical Revival
Architect: Jewell Hicks
Contractor: Manhattan Construction Company
Description: The building faces east and is a three story graycolored limestone structure. The approximately square building is constructed of cut stone blocks. The east front has a projecting center section with four Corinthian columns rising from the second story to the top of the third story with a wide header above with crest at the roof line. An ornate wreath and shield design provides a decorative accent above the new metal and glass front door. A projecting cornice runs below the roof line. The first story has horizontal stone work.
See: The contractor, Manhattan Construction Company, constructed courthouses in Oklahoma in Craig County, Creek County, Garvin County, Logan County, Muskogee County, Noble County, Oklahoma County, Pawnee County and Tulsa County.
See: National Register of Historic Places – Bryan County Courthouse
E – Choctaw County
W – Marshall County
Photos taken 2009