Hall County

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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  

County Seat: 

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 CountyFort Bend CountyHays CountyHunt CountyOrange CountyTravis CountyTrinity County and Williamson County.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was constructed by John A White in 1892.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Donley County and Collingsworth County

E – Childress County

S – Cottle County and Motley County

W – Briscoe County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2014