Hutchinson County

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Hutchinson

Hutchinson County is named for Andrew Hutchinson, who was an early attorney in Texas.

 

Created:  August 21, 1876

County Seat: 

Plemons  1901 – 1926

Stinnett     1926 – present

 

County Courthouse – Stinnett

 

Location:  500 Main Street / 6th Street

Built:  1926 – 1927

Style:  Texas Renaissance

Architect:  William C Townes

Contractor:  C S Lambie and Company

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a three story brown colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds. The west front has a protruding section with high arch trimmed with gray colored concrete. A protruding cornice runs below the third story and another below the roof line.

 

Note:  The courthouse had a roof top jail, which was removed in 1982.

 

See:  The contractor, C S Lambie & Company, also constructed courthouses in New Mexico in Quaty County, Roosevelt County and Sierra County and in Texas in Childress County,  Gregg CountyMoore CountyPotter County and Ward County.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Hansford County

E – Roberts County

S – Carson County

W – Moore County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2006 and 2016