Mayes County is named for Samuel H Mayes, who was a Cherokee Chief.
Created: July 16, 1907
Pryor 1907 – present
County Courthouse – Pryor
Location: 1 Courthouse Place / North Adair Street
Built: 2004 – 2006
Architect: BKL Incorporated of Tulsa
Contractor: Key Construction, LLC of Tulsa
Description: The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick and concrete structure. The center section and the north and south wings extend from the main building. The center section has a peaked roof and glass extending upwards from the first story entrance. Between the sections are glass walls. The base of the building is white colored concrete and the upper part below the eaves is white concrete.
Note: The previous courthouse was designed by Jewell Hicks and constructed by J J Rooney Construction Company in 1922. The buil;ding was remodeled in 1959. The architect was Bailey, Bozales, Dickinson & Roloff and the contractor was Ray Construction Company.
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Photos taken 2009 and 2010