Garfield County is named for James Abram Garfield, who was President of the United States in 1881 when he was assassinated.
Created: November 6, 1893
Enid 1893 – present
County Courthouse – Enid
Location: 114 West Broadway Avenue / North Grand Avenue
Built: 1934 – 1935
Style: Art Deco
Architect: Hawk and Parr
Contractor: Reinhart & Donovan Company
Description: The building faces south and is a three story white colored faced limestone structure. The central portion of the front facade has a “false front” extending approximately twelve feet above the rest of the building’s roof line. The front facade is slightly stepped, forming three distinct sections. There are east and west wings. On the roof center is a third story section. On the north side is a high detached clock tower built in 1988.
Note: The previous courthouse was designed by A A Crowell and constructed by A O Campbell construction in 1907. The building was destroyed by fire in 1931.
See: National Register of Historic Places – Garfield County Courthouse
N – Grant County
E – Noble County
Photos taken 2010