Stephens County

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Stephens

Stephens County is named for John H Stephens, who was a Texas congressman and an advocate for Oklahoma statehood.

 

Created:  July 16, 1907

County Seat:

Duncan  1907 – present

 

County Courthouse – Duncan 

 

Location:  101 South 11th Street / West Willow Street

Built:  1967 – 1968

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Jones- Halley and Associates

Contractor:  J J Bollinger Construction Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a one story buff colored brick structure. The central entrance is recessed dark glass panels with white pillars supporting the overhang below the roof line. The windows are vertical and narrow. There is polished stone facing on the recessed lower level.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by Jewell Hicks and constructed by Manhattan Construction Company in 1921. The courthouse was replaced by the present courthouse.

 

Courthouses: 

North  – Grady County and Garvin County 

East    – Garvin County and Carter County

South – Jefferson County 

West  – Cotton County and Comanche County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2006 and 2010