Greer County

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Greer

Greer County is named for John Alexander Greer, who was a Governor of State of Texas.

 

Created:  May 4, 1896

County Seat:

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 CountyHarmon County, Jefferson County, McIntosh County, Muskogee County, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma County, Pittsburg County and Washita County.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Beckham County and Washita County

E – Kiowa County

S – Jackson County 

W – Harmon County and Beckham County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2010 and 2016