Kiowa County Jail – Hobart OK

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The Works Progress Administration (WPA) built the Kiowa County Jail in Hobart, OK.

Contributor note:

“[T]he Kiowa County Jail is still in operation as a jail, and also houses the Kiowa County Sheriff’s Office. It was built in 1905 and is a two story brick building, with an exposed basement. The windows are multi-paned casement units, with the windows at the rear having arches. The building is a Contributing Building to the Hobart Historic Business District (Property No. 13).

In 1936, a $15,506 appropriation was made for refurbishing of the jail. The building was renovated and enlarged. Originally the building was styled as Romanesque Revival and had arched windows throughout. The east side of the T-Shaped building was rebuilt, and the rear wing was raised to match the height of the rest of the building. A WPA shield is mounted next to the main entrance facing Jefferson Street.”

Source notes

Waymarker, Kiowa County Jail - Hobart, OK:(https://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/wm11WKN_Kiowa_County_Jail_Hobart_OK), accessed February 2020.

National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: (http://nr2_shpo.okstate.edu/pdfs/5000130.pdf), accessed August 2020.

Project originally submitted by hamquilter on August 2, 2020.

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Location Info


301 S. Jefferson St.
Hobart, OK

Coordinates: 35.0256036, -99.0919725

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