Jackson County

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Jackson County is named for Andrew Jackson, who was the 7th President of the United States from 1829 to 1837.

 

Created:  July 16, 1907

County Seat:

Altus  1907 – present

 

County Courthouse – Altus 

 

Location:  101 North Main Street / West Broadway Street

Built:  1910 – 1911

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  C E Hair and Company

Contractor:  Rowles and Bailey of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

 

Description: The building faces east and is a two story pink colored brick and concrete structure. The east front has a large portico supported by four columns rising to a pediment below the roof line. A wide cornice runs below the flat roof line. The base of the building is red sandstone.

 

See:  The contractor, Rowles & Bailey of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, constructed courthouses in Nebraska in Phelps County and Nemaha County; in North Dakota in Pembina County; and in Oklahoma in Grant County

 

See:  National Register of Historic Places – Jackson County Courthouse

 

Courthouses: 

N – Greer County and Kiowa County

E – Kiowa County and Tillman County

S – Wilbarger County, Texas and Hardeman County, Texas

W – Harmon County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010