Coleman County

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Coleman

Coleman County is named for Robert M. Coleman, who was a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence and a soldier at the Battle of San Jacinto.

 

Created:  February 1, 1858

County Seat: 

Camp Colorado  1864 – 1876

Coleman             1876 – present

 

County Courthouse – Coleman

 

Location:  100 West Liveoak Street / Commercial  Avenue

Built:  1883 – 1884

Style:  Moderne

Architect:  William W Dudley

Contractor:  Smith & Butler

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The south front has a center section which rises above the east and west wings. The entrance is framed with a high square arch of stone. In 1951 and 1952, the original building was remodeled. The architect was Wyatt C Hedrick of Fort Worth and the contractor was Quille Construction Company. On the north side of the courthouse is the old stone jail.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Taylor County and Callahan County

E – Brown County

S – McCulloch County

W – Concho County and Runnels County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Picture Old 1884 Courthouse and Jail

 

 

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Old County Jail

 

 

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Photos taken 2006 and 2014