Love County

County Seat: Marietta, Oklahoma 73448

Love County was named for Judge Overton Love.

 

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Edmond Pickens
Edmond Pickens (Ok-chan-tubby) Site of home and grave 1 mile southeast on Graveyard Bluff. Born 1789, migrated with Chickasaw from Mississippi in 1837. First elected Chickasaw chief in Indian Territory. Pickens County named for him. As a Chickasaw Commissioner, signed Treaties of 1852, 1855 and ...
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Love County
Love County has a rich historical significance to Oklahoma and the nation. Carved from the Louisiana Purchase and acquired from the Choctaw Nation by the Chickasaw Nation, the county was named for the Loves, a prominent Chickasaw family. Early settlers influenced how the frontier area would be ...
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Love County Courthouse
Oklahoma's first county courthouse built after Statehood. The cornerstone of Nelson Georgia marble was laid during Masonic ceremonies on April 29,1910. The building was dedicated on November 24, with Senator J. Clint Graham presiding. The building houses all county offices and is a point of pri ...