Woods County

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Woods

Woods County is named for Sam Wood, who was a populist from the State of Kansas.

 

Created:  November 6, 1893

County Seat:

Cloud Chief  1893 – 1899

Alva              1899 – present

 

County Courthouse – Alva

 

Location:  407 Government Street / Flynn Street

Built:  1954 – 1956

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Joe M Mason and Edger B Wilson

Contractor:  Charles T Hughes Construction Company

 

Description: The building faces north and is a one story buff colored brick and concrete  structure. The west wing is buff colored brick and the north-south east wing is stone. The entrance is a glass section where the wings join. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by H H Neuddart and constructed by Woods County Building and Investment Company in 1904. The building was demolished and replaced by the present courthouse.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Comanche County, Kansas and Barber County, Kansas

E – Alfalfa County and Major County

S – Major County and Woodward County

W – Woodward County and Harper County 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010