Sevier County

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Sevier

Sevier County is named for Ambrose Sevier, who was a United States Senator from Arkansas.

 

Created:  October 17, 1828

County Seat:        

Paraclifta     1829 – 1871

Lockesport  1871 – 1905

De Queen    1905 – present

 

County Courthouse – De Queen

 

Location:  115 North 3rd Street / West Stillwater Street

Built:  1930 – 1931

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Witt, Seibert & Halsey

Contractor:  Hardy Construction Company

 

Description: The building faces east and is a three story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The east front has a projecting centre section with an arched entrance on the first story. Brick pillars divide the windows on the second and third stories with a wide header above. There is a wide cornice running below the flat roof line. An addition was added on the north side in 1955 and 1975.

 

Note: The previous courthouse was built by J T Mclenahan, John DeGroot and Fred DeGroot in 1905.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Polk County and Howard County 

E – Howard County and Hempstead County

S – Little River Country

W – McCurtain County, Oklahoma

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010