Kay County

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Kay County is named for the original name “K County” as the Oklahoma area moved from a territory to a state.

 

Created:  November 6, 1893

County Seat:

Newkirk  1895 – present

 

County Courthouse – Newkirk 

 

Location:  201 South Main Street / West 8th Street

Built:  1925 – 1926

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Clyde H Woodruff

Contractor:  D C Bass & Sons of Enid

 

Description: The building faces east and is a four story buff colored stone and concrete structure. The east front has a large portico supported by six high columns rising to a header at the roof line. Behind the header is a small fourth story with pediment incorporated into the sloped roof. A wide cornice runs below the flat roof line.

 

See: The contractor,  D C Bass & Sons Construction of Enid, constructed courthouses in Major County and Woodward County.

 

See:  National Register of Historic Places – Kay County Courthouse

 

Courthouses: 

N – Sumner County, Kansas and Cowley County, Kansas

E – Osage County 

S – Noble County 

W – Grant County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010