Lea County Courthouse

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Lea County Courthouse
Lea County New Mexico Court House.jpg
Lea County Courthouse is located in New Mexico
Lea County Courthouse
Lea County Courthouse is located in the US
Lea County Courthouse
Location 100 North Main Avenue, Lovington, New Mexico
Coordinates 32°56′46″N 103°20′51″W / 32.94611°N 103.34750°W / 32.94611; -103.34750Coordinates: 32°56′46″N 103°20′51″W / 32.94611°N 103.34750°W / 32.94611; -103.34750
Area 3 acres (1.2 ha)
Built 1936
Built by W. S. Moss
Architect Orville R. Walker
Architectural style Art Deco
MPS County Courthouses of New Mexico TR
NRHP Reference # 87000880[1]
NMSRCP # 1275
Significant dates
Added to NRHP December 07, 1987
Designated NMSRCP May 9, 1986

The Lea County Courthouse is an historic Art deco courthouse building located at 100 North Main Avenue in Lovington, New Mexico. It was designed in 1936 by architect Orville R. Walker of Lubbock and built by W. S. Moss. Until December, 1984, its second and third floors housed the county jail.[1][2]

On December 7, 1987, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Lea County Detention Center