Texas County

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Texas County is named for the State of Texas which lies along the south boundary of the county.

 

Created:  November 16, 1907

County Seat:

Guymon  1907 – present

 

County Courthouse – Guymon 

 

Location:  319 North Main Street / Northeast 4th Street

Built:  1926 – 1927

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Maurice Jayne

Contractor:  Kreipke Construction Company

 

Description: The building faces north and is a three red colored brick and stone structure. The north front of the approximately square building has an arched entrance with white stone crest above. Vertical bands of white stone divide the windows. The roof edge projects from the building. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The cost of construction of the courthouse was $200,000. In 1918, the courthouse was located in the old Park Hotel.

 

Note:  The courthouses in the Panhanhle area of the State were constructed or remodeled around 1926 in Beaver County, Cimarron County and Texas County.

 

See: The architect, Maurice Jayne, designed the courthouses in Dewey County and  Harper County.

 

See:  National Register of Historic Places – Texas County Courthouse

 

Courthouses: 

N – Morton County, Kansas, Stevens County, Kansas and Seward County, Kansas

E – Beaver County

S – Hansford County, Texas, Sherman County, Texas and Ochiltree County, Texas

W – Cimarron County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2007 and 2016