Cimarron County is named for the Cimarron River whose name comes from the Spanish name “Rio de los Carneros Cimarron” which means “river of the wild sheep”.
Created: November 16, 1907
Boise City 1907 – present
County Courthouse – Boise City
Location: 1 Courthouse Square / Main Street
Built: 1926 – 1927
Style: Classical Revival
Architect: M C Parker
Contractor: S S Strong & B C Froman
Description: The building faces south and is a two red colored brick and concrete structure. The south front projects from the main building and has four columns rising to the top of the second story with a wide header above containing a crest. Iron balconies are on the second story with recessed windows. The roof line is flat. The approximately square building sits in the center of the street intersection at Courthouse Square.
Note: The previous wood frame courthouse burned down in 1926.
See: National Register of Historic Places – Cimarron County Courthouse
N – Baca County, Colorado
E – Texas County
W – Union County, New Mexico
Photos taken 2006 and 2016