Mitchell County Courthouse

Mitchell County Courthouse

1st Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1883
County Seat: Colorado City
Present Status: Gone
Architectural Firm: Martin, Byrne & Johnson
Architectural Style: Italianate and Renaissance Revival
General Contractor: Martin, Byrne & Johnson
Building Materials/Description: Courthouse demolished shortly after being built after it was discovered that it sat on Oak St. $20,823

2nd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1885
County Seat: Colorado City
Present Status: Gone
Architect: Martin, Byrne & Johnson
Architectural Style: Italianate and Renaissance Revival
General Contractor: Martin, Byrne & Johnson
Building Materials/Description: Similar to Bastrop

3rd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1924
County Seat: Colorado City
Present Status: Existing. Active.
Architect: David S. Castle
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
General Contractor: J.H. Reddick
Building Materials/Description: 3-story dark brick structure with limestone detailing. Heavy first floor base supports upper 2-story giant order Ionic colonade and large “rivet” detailed cornice. $115,000