Tulsa County

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Tulsa

Tulsa County is named for the town of Tulsa, which was named for Tulsey Town in the State of Alabama, which was an old Creek Native American settlement.

 

Created:  November 16, 1907

County Seat:

Tulsa  1907 – present

 

County Courthouse – Tulsa 

 

Location:  500 South Denver Avenue / West 5th Street

Built:  1953 – 1955

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Black and West

Contractor:  Manhattan Construction Company

 

Description: The building faces north and is a nine story concrete and steel structure. The north front has vertical red dividers between the windows. There is an overhanging canopy on the first story. The east and west sections are three stories, have a white stone north face and extend north from the main building. The roof line is flat.

 

See: The contractor, Manhattan Construction Company, constructed courthouses in Oklahoma in Bryan County, Craig CountyCreek County, Garvin County, Logan County, Muskogee County, Noble County, Oklahoma County and Pawnee County.

 

Courthouses: 

N –  Washington County

E – Rogers County and Wagoner County 

S – Okmulgee County

W – Creek County and Osage County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010