Hall County is named for Warren DeWitt Clinton Hall, who was a secretary of war for the Republic of Texas in 1836.
Created: August 21, 1876
Memphis 1876 – present
County Courthouse – Memphis
Location: 512 West Main Street / 5th Street
Built: 1922 – 1923
Style: Beaux Arts
Architect: C H Page and Brother of Austin
Contractor: Walker Construction Company
Description: The building faces south and is a three story red colored brick and concrete structure. The south front has a recessed central porch with four columns rising to a header at the top of the second story. The recessed entrance on the first story is framed with stone. A projecting cornice runs between the second and third stories. At the roof line is a pediment with frieze. The roof line is flat.
See: The architect, C H Page and Brother of Austin designed other courthouses in Anderson County, Fort Bend County, Hays County, Hunt County, Orange County, Travis County, Trinity County and Williamson County.
Note: The previous courthouse was constructed by John A White in 1892.
E – Childress County
W – Briscoe County
Photos taken 2014