Cooke County Courthouse
Gainesville, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1911
Architect - Lang & Witchell
Photos: Robert Deering 6/2/2013
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1848

COUNTY NAMED FOR: William G. Cooke, a hero of the Texas Revolution.

COUNTY SEATS: One - Gainesville

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR:  Edmund Pendelton Gaines, an early Texas military leader

COURTHOUSES: Four - 1850, 1853, 1880, and 1911

STANDING: One - 1911 Beaux-Arts building made of brick and stone

RENOVATION: Complete - Rededication November 12, 2011

ADDRESS: 100 S. Dixon Street, Gainesville, Texas

 
 
 
1878 Courthouse
 

1911 Courthouse
Photo: Texas DoT 1939
 

1911 Courthouse
Photo: Robert Deering 1974
 

         
         


Courthouse Square
Photo: 7/8/2016

 

Gainesville, Texas

 
California Street in Gainesville Looking West
Photo: 6/2/2013

First Baptist Church of Gainesville
Photo: 12/8/2008
 
U. S. Post Office in Gainesville
Photo: 6/2/2013
 
Gainesville Railroad Station
Photo: 6/2/2013
 
Old House in Gainesville
Photo: 6/2/2013
 
First United Methodist Church of Gainesville
Photo: 6/2/2013
 
St. Luke Episcopal Church
Photo: 6/2/2013
 
Gainesville High School
Photo: 6/2/2013