Denton County Courthouse
Denton, Texas
 
 
     
 
 Completed - 1998
Architect -
Phillips Swager Associates

Photos: Robert Deering 6/20/2014
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1846

COUNTY NAMED FOR: It was named for John Bunyan Denton, an eastern Fannin County Methodist preacher, lawyer, and Indian fighter.

COUNTY SEATS: Three - Pinckneyville, Alton, and Denton.

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Same as the county

COURTHOUSES: Five- 1851, 1858, 1877, 1896, and 1998

STANDING: Two -

  • 1896 eclectic style courthouse. The stone structure mixes Second Empire elements with Romanesque Revival, and has eighty pink granite pillars.
  • Also standing is the 1998 Modern structure a few blocks away from the 1896 building.

ADDRESS:

  • 1896 Courthouse - 110 W. Hickory Street, Denton, Texas
  • 1998 Courthouse - 1450 E. McKinney Street, Denton, Texas
 
 

1896 Courthouse
 
 
 

 
     
       

 

Denton County Courthouse
Denton, Texas

 
 Completed - 1896
Architect - W. C. Dodson

Photos: Robert Deering 6/20/2014

RENOVATION: Complete - Rededication November 6, 2004

         
       
       
       
           


 
Photo: Texas DoT 1939
  
Photo: Robert Deering 1973

 

Denton, Texas
Photos: Robert Deering 6/20/2014

 
Downtown Denton
 
City Hall West
 
City Hall East
 
First United Methodist Church
 
University of North Texas
 
Denton County Rail Service
 
Texas Women's University
 
Downtown Denton