Coal County

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Coal County is named for the abundance of coal in the area.

 

Created:  July 16, 1907

County Seat:

Coalgate  1901 – present

 

County Courthouse – Coalgate 

 

Location:  4 North Main Street / East Clay Avenue

Built:  1968 – 1969

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Turnbull & Miller Inc.

Contractor:  Danielsen Construction Company

 

Description: The building faces west and is a one story tan colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Coalgate. The west front has a high center section with four large arches, side arches and recessed glass entrance. A wide tapered white colored band runs below the flat roof line. A concrete base runs along the bottom of the building.

 

Note:  The first and previous courthouse was designed by Patrick Henry Weathers and constructed by Manhattan Construction Company in 1908 to 1909.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Hughes County

E – Pittsburg County and Atoka County

S – Atoka County and Johnston County 

W – Johnston County and Pontotoc County 

 

 

 

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County Courthouse – Coalgate

 

 

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Picture 1909 County Courthouse

Photos taken 2009