Galveston County Courthouse
Galveston, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 2006
Architect - Bay Architects
Photos: Robert Deering 11/13/2013
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1839

COUNTY NAMED FOR: José de Evia, who charted the Texas coast in 1785, named Galveston Bay in honor of Bernardo de Gálvez, the viceroy of Mexico.

COUNTY SEATS: One - Galveston.

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Same as the county

COURTHOUSES: Seven - 1838, 1856, 1875, 1892, 1898, 1966, and 2006

STANDING: Two -

  • 1966 Modern concrete and steel buiilding
  • 2006 Modern building made of concrete, brick, and stone with reflective glass. 
 
 
 
1898 Courthouse
Photo: Texas DoT 1939
 
 
1966 Courthouse
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

       
       
 
Combined City / County Law Enforcment Facility
Adjacent to the New Courthouse


Galveston County Courthouse
Galveston, Texas

 
 Completed - 1966
Architect - Raymond Rapp, Jr. & Ben Koten
Photos: Robert Deering 9/21/2007

         
   
 


1966 Courthouse
Photo: Robert Deering 1974

 

Galveston, Texas
Photos: Robert Deering 11/13/2013

 
 
Galveston City Hall
Completed in 1915
 
U. S. Post Office, Courts, and Customs
Completed in 1935
 
Hutchings - Sealy Building
Completed in 1897
 
Santa Fe Union Station
Now Serves as Railroad Museum
 
Rosenberg Library
Completed in 1902
 
First Lutheran Church

Moody House

Sealy House

Trinity Presbyterian Church

Pleasure Pier Entertainment Area Over the Gulf of Mexico 
 
1877 Tall Ship Elissa
 
First Baptist Church
 
Texas Revolution Memorial

Sea Wolfe Park

Texas DoT Ferry Boat
 
Galveston Bay