Galveston County Courthouse

Galveston County Courthouse

1st Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1838
County Seat: Galveston
Present Status: Gone

2nd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1857
County Seat: Galveston
Present Status: Gone. Part in 1882,1892

3rd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1882
County Seat: Galveston
Present Status: Gone. Part in 1892
Architect: Eugene Thomas Heiner
Architectural Style: Second Empire
Building Materials/Description: Stone, 3 story

4th Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1892
County Seat: Galveston
Present Status: Gone
Architect: Nicholas Joseph Clayton
Architectural Style: Second Empire
Building Materials/Description: 3 story, stone, mansard roof

5th Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1898
County Seat: Galveston
Present Status: Gone. Demolished.
Architectural Style: Beaux Arts
General Contractor: James T. Taylor
Building Materials/Description: Stone, 4 story. Partially destroyed in Galveston Hurricane of 1900

6th Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1966
County Seat: Galveston
Present Status: Existing. Active.
Architectural Firm: Raymond Rapp & Koten & Associates
Architectural Style: Moderne
Building Materials/Description: Concrete, steel. $2,529,000

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July 17, 2017