Hamilton County Courthouse
Hamilton, Texas
 Completed - 1886
Architect - Mason, Martin, Byrne, & Johnston
Photos: Robert Deering 9/2/2013


COUNTY NAMED FOR:  James Hamilton, a South Carolina governor who invested some $216,000 in gold to finance the Texas struggle for independence from Mexico.

COUNTY SEATS: One - Hamilton.


COURTHOUSES: Three - 1869, 1878, and 1886

STANDING: One -The 1886 courthouse, originally designed as a Second Empire limestone building. E. M. Mills remodeled the structure in 1931 into a Classical Revival style.

RENOVATION: Complete - Rededication April 28, 2012.

1886 Courthouse
Before Modifications

1886 Courthouse
After 1931 Remodel
Photo: Texas DoT 1939

1886 Courthouse
Photo: Robert Deering 1974


Hamilton County Jail
Now Serves as the
Hamilton County Historical Society 


Hamilton, Texas
Photos: Robert Deering 9/2/2013

Hamilton City Hall
First United Methodist Church
First Baptist Church

St. Mary's Episcopal Church
Hamilton Post Office