Hale County Courthouse

Hale County Courthouse

1st Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1888
County Seat: Plainview
Present Status: Gone
Building Materials/Description: Wood. $2,500

2nd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1890
County Seat: Plainview
Present Status: Gone
General Contractor: Martin, Byrne and Johnston
Building Materials/Description: 2 story, frame. $10,600.

3rd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1910
County Seat: Plainview
Present Status: Existing. Active.
Architectural Firm: Martin, Byrne & Johnston
Architectural Style: Classical Revival with Beaux Arts features
General Contractor: W.T. McRae
Building Materials/Description: Three story plus raised basement, 5-bay main facade, brick structure with a relatively small classical entrance portico featuring Doric columns, entablature, and roof balustrade. $70,600 to build. A million dollar re-modeling was completed in 1980.


Posted on

July 17, 2017