Cottle County

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Cottle County is named for George Washington Cottle, who was killed defending the Alamo.

 

Created:  April 6, 1874

County Seat: 

Paducah  1876 – present

 

County Courthouse – Paducah

 

Location:  811 9th Street / Richard Street

Built:  1929 – 1930

Style:  Moderne and Art Deco

Architect:  Voelcker & Dixon

Contractor:  H W Underhill Construction Company

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a four story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The south front has a projecting center section with framed entranced on the first story and with a large arched window on the second and third story. The east and west wings project from the main building. The center of the building rises to four stories. The roof line is flat.

 

See:  The architect, Voelcker & Dixon designed other courthouses in Grayson CountyGregg CountyJack CountyKnox CountyMidland CountyRockwall County, Van Zandt County and Wilbarger County.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was constructed by A J White 9n 1893.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Hall County and Childress County

E – Hardeman County and Foard County

S – King County

W – Motley County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2012