Kingfisher County

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Kingfisher

Kingfisher County is named for the bird “kingfisher” or for King David Fisher, who was an early settler in the area.

 

Created:  May 2, 1890

County Seat:

Kingfisher  1890 – present

 

County Courthouse – Kingfisher 

 

Location:  101 South Main Street / East Broadway Avenue

Built:  1959 – 1960

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Noftsger-Lawrence and Associates of Oklahoma City

Contractor:  Watonga Construction

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a one story buff colored brick, concrete and glass structure. The west front has a central entrance with four peaked roofs above the doorway. On the south side the walls are buff colored brick with a black stone section near the entrance. On the north side the walls are white colored concrete. On the centre of the roof is a raised skylight with a series of peaked roofs and glass sides.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by J H Bennett and constructed by C E Sockler Construction Company in 1901 to 1902.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Major County and Garfield County

E – Logan County 

S – Canadian County

W – Blaine County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010