Graham County

US States / A-G / Arizona / Graham County

Graham County is named for Mount Graham, the highest mountain in the Pinaleno Mountains.


Created:  March 10, 1881

County Seat:        

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.



N – Gila County, Navajo County and Apache County

E – Greenlee County

S – Cochise County

W – Pima County, Pinal County and Gila County

















Photos taken 2008