Haskell County

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Haskell County is named for Charles Haskell, who was killed in the Goliad Massacre.

 

Created:  February 1, 1858  

County Seat: 

Haskell  1858 – present

 

County Courthouse – Haskell  

 

Location:  1 North 2nd Street / South Avenue E

Built:  1891 – 1892

Style:  Italian Renaissance

Architect:  Jacob Larmour & A O Watson

Contractor:  Jacob Larmour & A O Watson

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a three story cream colored stone structure. The building is located on the landscaped Courthouse Square in the center of the city. The center sections project with entrances and one story porticoes on the first story. The east and west wings project from the main building. The third story windows are arched. A balustrade runs along the flat roof line. The building was remodeled in 1906 and again in 1931 when the architect was Austin and The Butler Company and the contractor was Sampson Construction.

 

See:  The architect, A O Watson designed other courthouses in De Witt County, Llano County, Milam County and Val Verde County.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Knox County

E – Throckmorton County

S – Shackelford County and Jones County

W – Stonewall County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2014