Jackson County is named for Andrew Jackson, who was the 7th President of the United States from 1829 to 1837.
Created: July 16, 1907
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
W – Harmon County
Photos taken 2010