Graham County is named for Mount Graham, the highest mountain in the Pinaleno Mountains.
Created: March 10, 1881
Safford 1881 – 1883
Solomonville 1883 – 1915
Safford 1915 – present
County Courthouse – Safford
Location: 800 West Main Street / South 8th Avenue
Built: 1916 – 1917
Style: Classical Revival
Architect: Royal W Lescher and John Rinker Kibbey
Contractor: Lutgarding and Eggan
Description: The building faces east and is a two story reddish colored brick structure. The east front has a recessed portico supported by two large white colored columns. A white colored horizontal band extends around the building above the second story windows. There is a white colored cornice with a white edged pediment above the entrance.
Note: The previous courthouse in Solomonville was designed by H G Howe and constructed by William A Day in 1884.
E – Greenlee County
S – Cochise County
Photos taken 2008