Castro County Courthouse

Castro County Courthouse

1st Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1892
County Seat: Dimmit
Present Status: Gone. Burned 1906
Architectural Style: Italianate
Building Materials/Description: 2 story, wood frame, $12,000

2nd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1906
County Seat: Dimmitt
Present Status: Gone. Demolished.
Building Materials/Description: Two story, red brick

3rd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1940
County Seat: Dimmit
Present Status: Existing. Active.
Architect: Townes & Funk
Architectural Style: Moderne
General Contractor: WPA
Building Materials/Description: Stone, $90,000. 3-story, stone. Center building with 2-story wings on either side set forward a few feet. Entrance bay recessed the full height of the building with 2 modern fluted columns (no capitals). The windows are all decorative-glazed casement windows.