McCurtain County

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McCurtain County is named for the McCurtain family who resided in the Choctaw region.


Created:  July 16, 1907

County Seat:

Idabel  1907 – present


County Courthouse – Idabel 


Location:  108 North Central Avenue / 1st Street SE

Built:  1963 – 1964

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Huggins, Thompson, Ball & Associates of Tulsa

Contractor:  Gill Construction Company of Oklahoma City


Description:  The building faces southwest and is a two story light red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located in the center of Idabel. The center section is the highest part of the building and has an overhanging roof. The entrance on the west is one story with a concrete canopy. The north and south wings are one story. The windows are horizontal and run below the concrete band along the flat roof line.


Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by Jewell Hicks and constructed by Manhattan Construction Company in 1920.



N – Pashmataha County and Le Flore County

E – Polk County, Arkansas, Sevier County, Arkansas and Little River County, Arkansas

S – Bowie County, Texas and Red River County, Texas

W – Choctaw County and Pushmataha County






County Courthouse – Idabel
















Photos taken 2010