Baylor County

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Baylor County is named for Henry Weidner Baylor, who was a surgeon in the Texas Rangers during the Mexican-American War.

 

Created:  February 1, 1858

County Seat: 

Seymour  1858 – present 

 

County Courthouse – Seymour

 

Location:  101 South Washington Street / West Morris Street

Built:  1967 – 1968

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Pierce, Norris & Pace Associates of Dallas

Contractor:  The Flynt Bibb Company of Seymour

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a one story buff colored concrete structure. The building is located on spacious grounds in the center of the city. The west front has a recessed glass paneled entrance with arches rising above the roof line. The building also contains the Public Library. The roof line was flat.

 

Note:  The first and previous courthouse was designed by James E Flanders and constructed by Ferner Brothers & Wirz in 1884.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Wilbarger County

E – Archer County

S – Throckmorton County

W – Knox County and Foard County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2014