Love County

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Love County is named for Overton Love, who was a prominent Chickasaw member popularly known as “Sobe” Love.


Created:  July 16, 1907

County Seat:

Marietta  1907 – present


County Courthouse – Marietta 


Location:  405 West Main Street / SW 4th Avenue

Built:  1910 – 1911

Style:  Beau Arts

Architect:  Walter E Taylor

Contractor:  Falls City Construction Company.of Louisville, Kentucky


Description:  The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The north front has a large portico supported by for large white colored columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. The wings extend out at angles from the main building. On the center of the roof is an octagonal white colored cupola with clock and small cupola at the top.


See:  National Register of Historic Places – Love County Courthouse


Note:  The courthouse is the first and only courthouse constructed in the County.



N – Carter County

E – Marshall County

S – Cooke County, Texas and Montague County, Texas

W – Jefferson County





County Courthouse



















Photos taken 2009