Hardeman County is named for Bailey Hardeman and Tomas Jones Hardeman, who were two early Texas politicians and legislators.
Created: February 1, 1858
Margaret 1858 – 1890
Quanah 1890 – present
County Courthouse – Quanah
Location: 300 South Main Street / 4th Street
Built: 1907 – 1908
Architect: R H Stuckey
Contractor: Tom Lovell & Sons of Denton
Description: The building faces east and is a three story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The east front has a recessed center section with entrance on the first story and two columns rising to a header and balcony at the top of the second story. The base of building is Indiana limestone. On the center of the roof is an octagonal cupola with black colored roof. The roof is hipped. The building was restored in 2014. The architect was Architexas and the contractor was Pheonix I.
See: The contractor, Tom Lovell of Denton, also constructed courthouses in Brazonia County, Brewster County, Coryell County,Denton County, Hamilton County, Hill County, McLennan County and Runnels County.
Note: The first courthouse was built in Margaret in 1885. The cost of construction of the second and present courthouse was $48,500..
E – Wilbarger County
S – Foard County
Photos taken 2014