Comanche County

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Comanche County is named for the Comanche American Indian tribe who resided in the region and derives from the Spanish “Camino Ancho” meaning “broad trail”.

 

Created:  July 16, 1907

County Seat:

Lawton  1901 – present

 

County Courthouse – Lawton 

 

Location:  315 SW 5th Street / SW C Avenue

Built:  1974 – 1975

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  Jim Bignell and John Fischer of Bignell and Fischer

Contractor:  Chapman Construction Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a three story brown colored brick and concrete  structure. The lat roof over hangs the building. Two vertical pillars frame the north entrance which has a small canopy. There are vertical white colored lines with narrow windows between.

 

Note:  Previous courthouses were designed by H J Van Denberg and constructed by Frank Samuel Construction Company in 1902 and designed by Tonini & Bramblett and constructed by Walt R Henrich Construction Company in 1939.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Kiowa County and Caddo County

E – Grady County and Stephens County

S – Cotton County and Tillman County

W – Tillman County and Kiowa County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010