Dallam County Courthouse

Dallam County Courthouse (HM1R6N)

Location: Dalhart, TX 79022 Dallam County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 3.684', W 102° 31.361'

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Created in 1876 and organized in 1891, Dallam County was named for Republic of Texas Attorney James W. Dallam (1818-1847). Texline, located on the line of the Fort Worth and Denver City Railroad and the only town in the county when it was organized, served as first county seat. A courthouse was built in 1891.
Ten years later, when the Rock Island Railroad built a line through the county, the new town of Dalhart was established where the Rock Island and Fort Worth and Denver City rail lines crossed. The county commissioners court voted to move the county seat to Dalhart in 1903, and in May that year an election was held to approve bonds for a courthouse.
County government soon outgrew the 1903 building, and in 1922 the voters approved more bonds for a new courthouse. Designed by the Amarillo architectural firm of Smith & Townes, this Classical Revival structure was completed in 1923. Built of brick with cast stone detailing, the building rises from a rusticated ground floor to more finely detailed upper stories, and features Ionic columns, curvilinear parapets, and denticulated cornice. A fine example of its style, the courthouse continues to serve the citizens of Dalhart and Dallam County.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
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HM NumberHM1R6N
Marker Number1159
Year Placed1991
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 723122 N 3993599
Decimal Degrees36.06140000, -102.52268333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 3.684', W 102° 31.361'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 3' 41.04" N, 102° 31' 21.66" W
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Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 E 5th St, Dalhart TX 79022, US
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