Major County is named for John C Major, who was a member of the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention.
Created: July 16, 1907
Fairview 1909 – present
County Courthouse – Fairview
Location: 500 East Broadway / North 9th Avenue
Built: 1928 – 1926
Style: Classical Revival
Architect: Tonini and Bramblet
Contractor: D C Bass & Sons Construction of Enid
Description: The building faces west and is a four story white faced stone blocks structure. The west front has a projecting center section with a Roman arch entrance at the center and with horizontal stonework on the first story. Two columns rise from the second story to the top of the third story. A wide cornice runs below the flat roof line. An attic story, not apparent from the front of the building, houses the jail and has seven pairs of small, barred windows on the west, or rear, side of the structure. The building has a flat roof and a single chimney on the northwest corner.
See: The architect, Tonini and Bramblet ( and associates ), designed courthouses in Kansas in Crawford County and in Oklahoma in Alfalfa County, Cotton County, Okmulgee County, Payne County, Tillman County and Wooward County.
See: National Register of Historic Places – Major County Courthouse
E – Garfield County
W – Woodward County
Photos taken 2010