Borden County Courthouse
Gail, Texas
 Completed - 1939
Architect - David S. Castle
Photos: Robert Deering 4/5/2005


COUNTY NAMED FOR: Gail Borden, Jr., a newspaper publisher and an organizer of the Republic of Texas. He also was a surveyor who helped lay out the site of Houston and prepared the first topographical map of Texas. He is most famous for inventing a process for condensing milk. The Borden's Milk Company is named for him.


COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR:  Same as county.

COURTHOUSES: Two - 1890 and 1939.

STANDING: One -1939 Modern style courthouse built of brick.

LOCATION:  117 East Wassom, Gail, Texas 79738



1939 Courthouse
Photo: Robert Deering 1975


Gail, Texas
Photo: Robert Deering 4/5/2005

First Baptist Church of Gail