Custer County

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Custer County is named for General George Armstrong Custer, who was a United States Army officer and who died at the Battle of Little Big Horn.

 

Created:  April 19, 1892

County Seat:

Arapaho  1892 – present

 

County Courthouse – Arapaho 

 

Location:  675 B Street / North Broadway Avenue

Built:  1935– 1936

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Forest Butler of Oklahoma City

Contractor:  Sam S Laughlin of Oklahoma City

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped ground in the center of the city. The south front has a central entrance with small pediment above. A wide horizontal band runs above the second story windows. In 1985 the east and west wings were added. The architect was Horacek and Smith and the contractor was C & D Construction Company Inc.

 

See:   The architect,  Forest Butler of Oklahoma City, designed courthouses in Latimer County, Pontotoc County and Pushmataha County.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Dewey County 

E – Blaine County and Caddo County     

S – Washita County

W – Beckham County and Roger Mills County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2010 and 2016