Garvin County is named for Samuel Garvin, who was a prominent Chickasaw Indian.
Created: July 16, 1907
Pauls Valley 1907 – present
County Courthouse – Pauls Valley
Location: 201 West Grant Avenue / North Willow Street
Built: 1918 – 1919
Style: Classical Revival
Architect: Jewell Hicks
Contractor: Manhattan Construction Company
Description: The building faces southeast and is a three story gray limestone structure. Each side has a central entrance with horizontal stone on the first story. On the second and third stories, the windows are recessed. A balustrade runs along the flat roof line.
See: The contractor, Manhattan Construction Company, constructed courthouses in Oklahoma in Bryan County, Craig County, Creek County, Logan County, Muskogee County, Noble County, Oklahoma County, Pawnee County and Tulsa County.
N – McClain County
W – Stephens County
Photos taken 2009