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Texas has more historic courthouses than any other state with more than 225 courthouses still standing that are at least 50 years old, about 80 were built during the late 1800s which is known as "The Golden Age of Texas Courthouses". During this time, competition among county seats and pride created some of the most beautiful courthouses in Texas. Courthouses featured here are over 80 years old and listed by counties. LIST OF COUNTIES IN TEXAS Photos taken by Webmaster. ANDERSON COUNTY Anderson County Courthouse in Palestine County Seat: Palestine Built: 1914 Style: Renaissance Revival Status: active courthouse Note: National Register of Historic Places
ARMSTRONG COUNTY Anderson County Courthouse in Palestine County Seat: Claude Built: 1912 Style: Classical Revival Status: active courthouse View: Enlarge Note: Second courthouse for this county.
ATASCOSA COUNTY Atascosa County Courthouse in Jourdanton County Seat: Jourdanton Built: 1912 Style: Mission-style Status: active courthouse View: Enlarge Note: Building has identical entries at each side. No town square.
BANDERA COUNTY Bandera County Courthouse in Bandera County Seat: Bandera Built: 1890 Style: 2nd Renaissance Revival Status: active courthouse View: Enlarge Note: First permanent courthouse
BELL COUNTY Bell County Courthouse in Belton County Seat: Belton Built: 1884 Style: Renaissance Revival Status: active courthouse Note: The tower & dome were removed in the 1950s but rebuilt in 1999. The first courthouse was a log cabin built in 1852.
BEXAR COUNTY Bexar County Courthouse in San Antonio County Seat: San Antonio Built: 1897 Style: Renaissance Revival Status: active courthouse Note: The largest historic courthouse in Texas.
BLANCO COUNTY Blanco County Courthouse in Johnson City County Seat: Johnson City Built: 1916 Style: Classical Revival Status: active courthouse This beautiful limestone courthouse was build in Blanco in 1886. Four years later the county seat was moved to Johnson City. Over the years this building has been used as a hospital, school, museum, and restaurant before closing in the 1980s. It was renovated by the Old Blanco County Courthouse Preservation Society in 1998 and now houses offices and a visitor center.
BOSQUE COUNTY Bosque Courthouse in Meridian County Seat: Meridian Built: 1886 Style: Renaissance Revival Status: active courthouse View: Enlarge Note: Restored in 2007.
BREWSTER COUNTY Brewster Courthouse in Alpine County Seat: Alpine Built: 1888 Style: Second Empire Status: active courthouse Note: Brewster is the largest county in Texas.
BURNET COUNTY Burnet County Courthouse in Burnet County Seat: Burnet Built: 1937 Style: Moderne Status: active courthouse View: Enlarge Note: Third courthouse
CALLAHAN COUNTY Callahan Courthouse in Baird County Seat: Baird Built: 1929 Style: Texas Renaissance Status: active courthouse View: Enlarge Note: Cty seat moved from Belle Palin to Baird in 1883.
CAMP COUNTY Camp County Courthouse in Pittsburg County Seat: Pittsburg Built: 1928 Style: Classical Revival Status: active courthouse View: Enlarge Note: Not located on a town square.
CASS COUNTY Cass County Courthouse in Linden County Seat: Linden Built: 1861 Style: Classical Revival Status: active courthouse Note: Texas' oldest operating courthouse.
CHEROKEE COUNTY Cherokee Country Courthouse in Rusk County Seat: Rusk Built: 1941 Style: Contemporary Status: active courthouse
CHILDRESS COUNTY Childress County Courthouse in Childress County Seat: Childress Built: 1939 Style: Moderne Status: active courthouse View: Enlarge
CLAY COUNTY Clay Country Courthouse in Henrietta County Seat: Henrietta Built: 1884 Style: Italianate Status: active courthouse View: Enlarge Note: Dome replaced clock tower after being built.
COLLIN COUNTY Collin County Courthouse in McKinney County Seat: McKinney Built: 1874 Style: Second Empire > Classical Revival Status: event center View: Enlarge Note: National Register of Historic Places When this courthouse was built in 1874, it was the tallest building in Texas north of San Antonio. The Architect built an almost exact replica in Lamar Cty. It was completely remodeled in 1927
& has recently been renovated to be the home to the performing arts, receptions cultural events and business meetings. A theater organ (built for the Poncan Theater in Ponca City, OK in 1927) has been installed. A new courthouse was built in 1979 a few blocks from the town square and after years of service, it was torn down. The latest new courthouse has been constructed north of McKinney. The first county seat was at Fort Buckner (4 miles west on Hwy. 380) where the McKinney Trade Day is held now. COLORADO COUNTY Colorado County Courthouse in Columbus County Seat: Columbus Built: 1891 Style: Renaissance Revival Status: active courthouse Note: National Register of Historic Places This is the 4th courthouse.
COMAL COUNTY Comal County Courthouse in New Braunfels County Seat: New Braunfels Built: 1898 Style: Romanesque Revival Status: active courthouse Note: A recent $8.6 million renovation restores courthouse to it's 1898 glory.
COMANCHE COUNTY Comanche County Courthouse in Comanche County Seat: Comanche Built: 1939 Style: Contemporary Status: active courthouse
Comanche County Courthouse at Cora This 1856 log building was used as a courthouse in Cora before the country seat was moved to Comanche in 1859. It maybe the oldest courthouse building in Texas.
COOKE COUNTY Cooke County Courthouse in Gainesville County Seat: Gainesville Built: 1911 Style: Beaux-Arts Status: active courthouse Note: This is the 4th courthouse on this site. The clock was added in 1920 as a WWI Memorial.
CORYELL COUNTY Coryell County Courthouse in Gatesville County Seat: Gatesville Built: 1897 Style: 2nd Empire Victorian Status: active courthouse Note: At each entrance are columns of Roman Corinthian style View: Enlarge

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