Tillman County

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Tillman County is named for Benjamin Tillman, who was a United States Senator from South Carolina.


Created:  November 16, 1907

County Seat:

Frederick  1907 – present


County Courthouse – Frederick 


Location:  201 North Main Street / West Gladstone Avenue

Built:  1921 – 1922

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Tonini and Bramblet

Contractor:  Charles M Dunning Construction Company


Description: The building faces east and is a three story gray colored concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Frederick. The building is constructed of concrete slabs laid to resemble dressed stone. The first story has rusticated ashlar facing on the exterior walls. The back or north side of the building has a curved main wall which projects approximately 15 feet beyond the normal wall line. The building has a projecting cornice and a flat roof. The second and third stories have dividing pillars between the windows.


See: The architect,  Tonini and Bramblet ( and associates ), designed courthouses in Kansas in Crawford County and Oklahoma in Alfalfa CountyCotton County, Major County, Okmulgee County, Payne County and Wooward County.


See:  The contractor, Charles M Dunning Construction Company, constructed courthouses in Alfalfa County and Cotton County.


See:  National Register of Historic Places – Tillman County Courthouse


Note:  The county rented space in several buildings and the city hall until the first and present courthouse was constructed in 1921.



N – Kiowa County and Comanche County

E – Cotton County

S – Witchita County, Texas and Wilbarger County, Texas

W – Jackson County 





County Courthouse – Frederick




























Photos taken 2010