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


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


  • 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