Crowley County

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Crowley County is named for John H Crowley, senator from Otero County at time of the creation of the county.


Created:  May 29, 1911

County Seat:

Ordway  1911 – present


County Courthouse – Ordway


Location:  631 Main Street / 7th Street

Built:  2002 – 2003

Style:  Modern

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

Style:   Prairie

Architect:  J M Gile of Pueblo

Contractor:  Unknown


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

E – Kiowa County and Otero County

S – Otero County

W – Pueblo County














Photos taken 2007