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Pushmataha County

Pushmataha County is named for the Pushmataha District of the Choctaw Native American people.

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Pittsburg CountyLatimer County and Le Flore County

E – Le Flore County and McCurtain County

S – Choctaw County

W – Atoka County

 

Created:  July 16, 1907                          Map of Oklahoma highlighting Pushmataha County

County Seat:

Antlers  1907 – present

 

County Courthouse – Antlers 

 

Location:  302 SW B Street / SW 3rd Street

Built:  1934 – 1935

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  Forrest Butler of Oklahoma City

Contractor:  Dennehy Construction Company of Oklahoma City

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story gray colored stone structure. The rectangular shaped building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Antlers. The center section of the building extends from the main building. The central entrance is framed with concrete trim. The windows are vertical and high. The roof line is flat. The building houses the County District Court of the 17th Judicial District. The building was remodeled in 1964. The architect was Joe I Davis and the contractor was A E Gibson Construction Company.

 

See:  The architect,  Forest Butler of Oklahoma City, designed courthouses in Custer County, Latimer County and Pontotoc County.

 

See:  The 17th Judicial District includes Choctaw County and McCutain County.

 

History:  The county was created in 1907 and Antlers was selected as the county seat. The first courthouse was a rectangular wood frame two story structure purchased in 1910. The building was replaced by the second and present courthouse constructed in 1934 to 1935.

 

 

County Courthouse – Antlers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos taken 2010