Crowley County is named for John H Crowley, senator from Otero County at time of the creation of the county.
Created: May 29, 1911
Ordway 1911 – present
County Courthouse – Ordway
Location: 631 Main Street / 7th Street
Built: 2002 – 2003
Architect: Eivid W Nilson
Contractor: R & G Construction Inc.
Description: The building faces west and is a one story red colored brick and yellow stucco structure. The building has three porticos on the west side, supported by square brick columns. The main entrance is located in the center of the west side. Red colored brick decorates the lower part of the west side. The building has a red colored pitched roof.
Old County Courthouse - Ordway
Location: 110 East 6th Street / Main Street
Built: 1915 – 1916
Architect: J M Gile of Pueblo
Description: The building faces south and is a two story buff colored brick structure. The south front has a large one story porch supported by four pillars. On the hipped roof is a large dormer. An addition was added on the north side.
N – Lincoln County
S – Otero County
W – Pueblo County
Photos taken 2007