Kiowa County

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Kiowa

Kiowa County is named for the Kiowa Native American tribe.

 

Created:  April 11, 1889

County Seat:

Eads  1889 – present

 

County Courthouse – Eads

 

Location:  130 South Goff Street / East 14th Street

Built:  1955 – 1956

Style:  Modern

Architect:  William E Ross and C Francis Pillsbury

Contractor:  Maher Construction Company of Aurora

 

Description: The building faces west and is a one story buff colored brick structure. Glass windows run horizontally across the west front on the upper and lower levels. The entrance located in the center is recessed with a high rectangular frame and with dark red colored brick facing. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by Roe & Giles and constructed by Lyon and Axtell in 1904. The building was demolished.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Lincoln County and Cheyenne County

E – Greeley County, Kansas

S – Prowers County, Bent County and Otero County

W – Crowley County and Lincoln County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2006