Caddo County

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Caddo

Caddo County is named for the Native American word “Kaddi” which means “life” or “chief”.

 

Created:  August 6, 1901

County Seat:

Anadarko  1901 – present

 

County Courthouse – Anadarko 

 

Location:  201 West Oklahoma Avenue / SW 2nd Street

Built:  1957 – 1958

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Noftsger-Lawrence and Associates of Oklahoma City

Contractor:  Barbour and Short

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story buff colored brick and concrete  structure. On the east front the north and south one short wings extend from the main building. The central recessed entrances have a high green stone wall between. The windows on the second story project from the building. A white colored cornice runs along the flat roof line. An addition was added in 1968.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by J H Bennett and constructed by H J Van Denburg Construction Company in 1902.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Blaine County and Canadian County

E – Canadian County and Grady County

S – Comanche County

W – Kiowa County, Washiita County and Custer County 

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010