Cotton County

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Cotton County is named for the abundance of cotton grown in the county.


Created:  August 27, 1912

County Seat:

Randlett  1912

Walters   1912 – present


County Courthouse – Walters 


Location:  301 North Broadway Street / East Oklahoma Avenue

Built:  1926 – 1927

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Tonini and Bramblet

Contractor:  Charles M Dunning Construction Company


Description: The building faces west and is a three story gray colored stone structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Walters. The rectangular building has a wide band along the roof line with cornice below. The first story has horizontal stonework with central entrances. The roof line is flat.


See: The architect,  Tonini and Bramblet ( and associates ), designed courthouses in Kansas in Crawford County and Oklahoma in Alfalfa County, Major County, Okmulgee County, Payne County, Tillman County and Wooward County.


See: The contractor, Charles M Dunning Construction Company, constructed courthouses in Alfalfa County and Tillman County.


See:  National Register of Historic Places – Cotton County Courthouse


Note:  The county rented space in several buildings until the first and present courthouse was constructed in 1926.



N – Comanche County

E – Stephens County and Jefferson County

S – Clay County, Texas and Wichita County, Texas

W – Tillman County





County Courthouse – Walters













Photos taken 2010