Van Zandt County Courthouse

Van Zandt County Courthouse

1st Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1848
County Seat: Jordan’s Saline
Present Status: Gone.
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Building Materials/Description: Square-plan ante bellum

2nd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1850
County Seat: Canton
Present Status: Gone.
Building Materials/Description: Vernacular , log cabin

3rd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1859
County Seat: Canton
Present Status: Gone.
General Contractor: Frederick Ezell
Building Materials/Description: Square-plan ante bellum, brick

4th Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1873
County Seat: Canton
Present Status: Gone.
Building Materials/Description: Square-plan, 2 story, frame

5th Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1896
County Seat: Canton
Present Status: Gone.
Architect: James Riely Gordon
Architectural Style: Romanesque Revival
General Contractor: Otto P. Krueger
Building Materials/Description: Brick

6th Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1937
County Seat: Canton
Present Status: Existing. Active.
Architectural Firm: Voelcker & Dixon
Architectural Style: Art Deco
General Contractor: L.W. Wentzel
Building Materials/Description: Brick, WPA, $142,585