Cimarron County

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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

County Seat:

Kenton       1907 – 1908

Boise City  1908 – 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 building is located on the landscaped grounds of the Public Square in the center of Boise City. 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.


See:  National Register of Historic Places – Cimarron County Courthouse


Note:  The previous wood frame courthouse was built in 1908 and burned down in 1926.


Note: The courthouses in the Panhanhle area of the State were constructed or remodeled around 1926 in Beaver County, Cimarron County and Texas County.



N – Baca County, Colorado

E – Texas County

S – Sherman County, Texas and  Dallam County, Texas

W – Union County, New Mexico





County Courthouse – Boise City






















Photos taken 2006 and 2016