Hughes County

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Hughes

Hughes County is named for William C Hughes, who was a member of the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention.

 

Created:  July 16, 1907

County Seat:

Holdenville  1907 – present

 

County Courthouse – Holdenville 

 

Location:  200 North Broadway Street / East 8th Street

Built:  1963 – 1964

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Phelps-Spitz & Associates of Oklahoma City

Contractor:  Allen–Wilson Construction Company Inc. of Denison, Texas

 

Description:  The building faces southeast and is a one story concrete structure. The building has a wide red colored over-hang running below the flat roof line. The entrance is along the southeast with a recessed doorway and five white colored pillars towards the southwest. The windows are horizontal.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by Layton Wemyss Smith & Fiorsyth and constyructed by Manhattan Construction Company in 1919 to 1920.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Okfuskee County

E – McIntosh County and Pittsburg County 

S – Coal County

W – Pontotoc County and Seminole County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010