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
Tulsa 1907 – present
County Courthouse – Tulsa
Location: 500 South Denver Avenue / West 5th Street
Built: 1953 – 1955
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 County, Creek County, Garvin County, Logan County, Muskogee County, Noble County, Oklahoma County and Pawnee County.
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Photos taken 2010