Cleveland County

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Cleveland

Cleveland County is named for Grover Cleveland, who was the President of the United States.

 

Created:  May 2, 1890

County Seat:

Norman  1890 – present

 

County Courthouse – Norman 

 

Location:  200 South Peters Avenue / Comanche Street

Built:  1939 – 1940

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  Walter T Vahlberg of Oklahoma City

Contractor:  Tankersley Construction

 

Description: The building faces northeast and is a three story limestone and concrete structure. The northeast front has stone framing the central entrance which has steel doors. Vertical pilasters divide the widows. The roof line is flat. In 1979 to 1980, a large addition was constructed on the west side. The architect was Kaighen Associates and the contractor was Barbour & Short.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by Solomon A Layton and constructed by L F Lee Construction Company in 1906.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Oklahoma County

E – Pottawatomie County

S – McClain County

W – McClain County and Canadian County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009