Mayes County

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Mayes County is named for Samuel H Mayes, who was a Cherokee Chief.


Created:  July 16, 1907

County Seat:

Pryor  1907 – present


County Courthouse – Pryor 


Location:  1 Courthouse Place / North Adair Street

Built:  2004 – 2006

Style:  Modern

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.


See: The architect, BKL Incorporated of Tulsa, designed courthouses in Craig County, Ottawa County and Payne County.



N – Rogers County and Craig County

E – Delaware County and Cherokee County

S – Cherokee County and Wagoner County

W – Rogers County























Photos taken 2009 and 2010