Hill County Courthouse
Hillsboro, Texas
 Completed - 1890
Architect - W. C. Dodson
Photos: Robert Deering 9/22/2014


COUNTY NAMED FOR: Dr. George Washington Hill, who had served as President Sam Houston's secretary of war and who had been elected to the state legislature from Navarro County in 1851.

COUNTY SEATS: One - Hillsboro, Texas.

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Same as county.

COURTHOUSES: Three - 1854, 1874, and 1890

STANDING: One -1890 Second Empire style courthouse built of limestone. The building was destroyed by fire in 1993 leaving only the exterior walls standing, but was completely restored in 1999.


1890 Courthouse
Photo: Texas DoT 1939
1890 Courthouse
Photo: Robert Deering 1974

1993 Fire
Photo: Heart of Texas Tales


Courthouse Square


Hillsboro, Texas
Photos: Robert Deering 9/22/2014

First United Methodist Church
First Baptist Church
Hillsboro City Library (Old Post Office Building)