Williamson County Courthouse

Williamson County Courthouse

1st Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1849
County Seat: Georgetown
Present Status: Gone

2nd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1851
County Seat: Georgetown
Present Status: Gone
Building Materials/Description: Log cabin w/lean-to, two rooms, $390

3rd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1857
County Seat: Georgetown
Present Status: Gone
Architect: James S. Williams
General Contractor: Evan Williams
Building Materials/Description: 2-story, stone, 50’ square, $5,000

4th Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1879
County Seat: Georgetown
Present Status: Gone. Demolished 1910
Architect: Jasper Newton Preston
Architectural Style: Second Empire
General Contractor: John Didelot (of Austin)
Building Materials/Description: Stone, $27,400, nearly identical to the Robertson County Courthouse (1881) and Hays County Courthouse (1883)

5th Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1911
County Seat: Georgetown
Present Status: Existing. Active.
Architect: C. H. Page
Architectural Style: Beaux Arts
General Contractor: W. C. Whitney (of Beaumont)
Building Materials/Description: 3-story buff brick courthouse with terra cotta and limestone details, central copper done, $115,000