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Logan County

Logan County is named for John Alexander Logan ( 1826-1886 ), who was a Union general during the Civil War and later a United States Senator from Illinois.

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Garfield County and Noble County

E – Payne County and Lincoln County

S – Oklahoma County

W – Kingfisher County

 

Created:  May 2, 1890                            Map of Oklahoma highlighting Logan County

County Seat:

Guthrie  1891 – present

 

County Courthouse – Guthrie 

 

Location:  301 East Harrison Avenue / South Broad Street

Built:  1907 – 1908

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Patrick Henry Weathers of Jackson, Mississippi

Contractor:  Manhattan Construction Company

 

Description: The building faces north and is a three story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Guthrie. The north front is recessed and rises to a wide pediment at the roof line. A wide cornice divides the second and third stories. A similar recessed section is along the west side. The roof line is flat. The base of the building is course stone. The building houses the County District Court of the 9th Judicial District.

 

See: The architect, Patrick Henry Weathers of Jackson, Mississippi, designed courthouses in Louisiana in Tensas Parish; in Mississippi in Lamar County, Lee County and Marion County; in Missouri in Daviess County and Stoddart County; and in Oklahoma in Ellis County and Washington County.

 

See: The contractor, Manhattan Construction Company, constructed courthouses in Oklahoma in Bryan County, Craig CountyCreek County, Garvin CountyMuskogee County, Noble County, Oklahoma County, Pawnee County and Tulsa County.

 

See:  National Register of Historic Places – Logan County Courthouse

 

County Courthouse Annex – Guthrie 

 

 

Location:  312 East Harrison Avenue / South Broad Street

Built:  1925 – 1926

Style:  Commercial

Architect: Haw and Parr

Contractor:  Campbell & Price

 

Description: The building faces south and is a six story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Guthrie and  was constructed as a hospital and used as the Masonic Home for the Aged. The building is an “L” shape. On the west side is a modern one story structure with glass walls and flat roof.

 

See:  The 9th Judicial District includes Payne County.

 

 

County Courthouse – Guthrie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

County Courthouse Annex – Guthrie

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos taken 2010