Matagorda County Courthouse

Matagorda County Courthouse

1st Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1849
County Seat: Bay City
Present Status: Gone
Building Materials/Description: Square-plan ante bellum

2nd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1895
County Seat: Bay City
Present Status: Gone
Architect: Eugene Thomas Heiner
Architectural Style: Second Empire
General Contractor: Thomas Lovell
Building Materials/Description: Brick

3rd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1928
County Seat: Bay City
Present Status: Gone
Architectural Style: Spainish Renaissance Revival
Building Materials/Description: Brick, concrete, stucco

4th Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1965
County Seat: Bay City
Present Status: Existing. Active.
Architectural Firm: Rusty, Martin & Vale
Architectural Style: Moderne
Building Materials/Description: Concrete, brick, $1.6 Million