Pottawatomie County

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Pottawatomie County is named for the Pottawatomie Native American people.


Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Lincoln County 

E – Okfuskee County and Seminole County

S – Pontotoc County and McClain County

W – Cleveland County and Oklahoma County


Created:  September 22, 1891               Map of Oklahoma highlighting Pottawatomie County

County Seat:

Shawnee  1891 – present


County Courthouse – Shawnee 


Location:  325 North Broadway Avenue / East 10th Street

Built:  1935 – 1936

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  A C Davis, Branson A Davis and Albon Davis of Shawnee

Contractor:  W R Grimshaw of Tulsa and Kib Warren Inc. of Shawnee


Description:  The building faces west and is a three story gray colored stone structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Shawnee. The west front has long vertical windows divided by stone dividers. The north and south sections extend slightly from the main building. The roof line is flat.


See:  National Register of Historic Places – Pottawatomie County Courthouse




County Courthouse – Shawnee













Photos taken 2010