Camp County

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Camp County is named for John Lafayette Camp, who was a Texas politician.

 

Created:  April 6, 1874

County Seat: 

Pittsburg  1874 – present

 

County Courthouse – Pittsburg  

 

Location:  126 Church Street / North Avenue

Built:  1927 – 1928

Style:  Texas Renaissance and Classical Revival

Architect:  Smith and Praeger of Paris

Contractor:  Wentzel & Wood

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a three story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of the city. There are small porticoes on the east and south sides with four thin columns. A narrow horizontal belt runs below the roof line and another belt is above the third story windows. The roof line is flat. To the east is the one story County Courthouse Annex.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was built in 1881. The second and present courthouse was constructed at a cost of $79,623.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Titus County

E – Morris County

S – Upshur County

W – Wood County and Franklin County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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County Courthouse Annex

 

 

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Photos taken 2010 and 2017