Roger Mills County

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Roger Mills

Roger Mills County is named for Roger Quarles Mills, who was an officer in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War and a United States Senator.

 

Created:  April 19, 1892

County Seat:

Cheyenne  1895 – present

 

County Courthouse – Cheyenne 

 

Location:  500 Broadway / 6th Street

Built:  1984 – 1985

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Horacek and Smith Inc.

Contractor:  S and T Construction Company, Inc.

 

Description: The building faces northwest and is a one story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building sits on a rise of landscaped ground in the center of Cheyenne. The northwest front has long porch supported by round columns with recessed glass walls. The central entrance is recessed. The roof line is flat. Located in the building is the old records vault built by W R Casady in 1907 to 1908.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was a temporary structure in Cheyenne. A records vault was built in 1907 and 1908. The second and previous courthouse was a two story brick structure built by Mann & Company in 1917. The third and present courthouse was constructed in 1985.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Ellis County

E – Dewey County and Custer County

S – Beckham County

W – Wheeler County, Texas and Hemphill County, Texas

 

 

 

 

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County Courthouse – Cheyenne

 

 

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Old Records Vault 1907 – 1908

 

 

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Picture 1917 County Courthouse

Photos taken 2010