Noble County

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Noble

Noble County is named for John W Noble, who was the United States Secretary of the Interior.

 

Created:  November 6, 1893

County Seat:

Perry  1897 – present

 

County Courthouse – Perry 

 

Location:  300 Courthouse Drive / Cedar Street

Built:  1915 – 1916

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  J W Hawk

Contractor:  Manhattan Construction Company

 

Description: The building faces east and is a three story gray colored limestone and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds. The east front has a portico with entrance on the first story and four columns rising from the second story to the top of the third story. The first story facade has heavily horizontally-incised, stone facing. A string course with Greek fretwork design divides the first and second stories on all elevations. Fluted Corinthian pilaster strips emphasize each of the four entries. The entablature features a plain frieze and architrave, dentiled cornice and plain roof line. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed and constructed by T M Richardson & Sons in 1898.

 

See: The contractor, Manhattan Construction Company, constructed courthouses in Oklahoma in Bryan County, Craig CountyCreek County, Garvin County, Logan County, Muskogee CountyOklahoma County, Pawnee County and Tulsa County.

 

See:  National Register of Historic Places – Noble County Courthouse

 

Courthouses: 

N – Kay County

E – Osage County and Pawnee County

S – Payne County and Logan County 

W – Garfield County 

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010