Caddo County is named for the Native American word “Kaddi” which means “life” or “chief”.
Created: August 6, 1901
Anadarko 1901 – present
County Courthouse – Anadarko
Location: 201 West Oklahoma Avenue / SW 2nd Street
Built: 1957 – 1958
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.
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Photos taken 2010