Dawson County Courthouse
Lamesa, Texas
 Completed - 1916
Architect - Sanguinet & Staats
Photos: Robert Deering 4/5/2005


COUNTY NAMED FOR: Nicholas Mosby Dawson, a hero of the Texas Revolution.

COUNTY SEATS: One - Lamesa.

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Named for the tabletop flatness of the surrounding terrain, Lemesa is a derivitive of the Spanish name La Mesa.

COURTHOUSES: Two - 1905 and 1916

STANDING: One - 1916 courthouse that has been substatually modified over the years. 

1905 Courthouse
1916 Courthouse
Before Modifications

1916 Courthouse
Photo: Robert Deering 1975


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

First Baptist Church of Lamesa