Pottawatomie County

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Pottawatomie

Pottawatomie County is named for the Pottawatomie Native American people.

 

Created:  September 22, 1891

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 stone structure. 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

 

Courthouses: 

N – Lincoln County 

E – Okfuskee County and Seminole County

S – Pontotoc County and McClain County

W – Cleveland County and Oklahoma County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010