Greer County is named for John Alexander Greer, who was a Governor of State of Texas.
Created: May 4, 1896
Mangum 1896 – present
County Courthouse – Mangum
Location: 106 East Jefferson Street / North Oklahoma Avenue
Built: 1906 – 1907
Style: Classical Revival
Architect: Solomon Andrew Layton
Contractor: A O Campbell and L F Lee
Description: The building faces west and in 1906, the building is a three story red colored brick and stone structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The west front has a center section with three arches on the first story and four columns rising from the second story to the top of the third story.
See: The architect, Layton and Forsyth ( and associated firms ), designed courthouses in Beckham County, Carter County, Creek County, Grady County, Harmon County, Jefferson County, McIntosh County, Muskogee County, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma County, Pittsburg County and Washita County.
E – Kiowa County
S – Jackson County
Photos taken 2010 and 2016