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 and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. 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 county rented space in Duncan until the first three story red colored brick courthouse was designed by Jewell Hisks and constructed by Manhattan Construction Company in 1921. The second and present courthouse was constructed in 1968.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Grady County and Garvin County 

E – Garvin County and Carter County

S – Jefferson County 

W – Cotton County and Comanche County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse – Duncan

 

 

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Photos taken 2006 and 2010