Titus County Courthouse

Titus County Courthouse

1st Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1846
County Seat: Mount Pleasant
Present Status: Gone

2nd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1851
County Seat: Mount Pleasant
Present Status: Gone
Building Materials/Description: 2-story, frame

3rd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1859
County Seat: Mount Pleasant
Present Status: Gone. Collapsed in 1867.
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Building Materials/Description: 2-story, brick

4th Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1860
County Seat: Mount Pleasant
Present Status: Gone. Burned 1896
Building Materials/Description: 2-story, brick

5th Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1895
County Seat: Mount Pleasant
Present Status: Partially existing in 1940 courthouse
Architectural Style: Italianate
Building Materials/Description: Brick with central clock tower.

6th Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1940
County Seat: Mount Pleasant
Present Status: Existing. Active
Architectural Style: Art Deco
Building Materials/Description: 1895 building modernized in 1940 to Art Deco appearance. In 1970s, building was sheathed in metal, and known as “state’s ugliest courthouse.” 1991 renovations removed metal sheath, used dry-vit over stucco, and installed bronze anodized aluminum windows.