Hopkins County Courthouse
Sulphur Springs, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1894
Architect -  J. Riely Gordon
Photos: Robert Deering 4/24/2006
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1846

COUNTY NAMED FOR: The David Hopkins family, early settlers in the area.

COUNTY SEATS: Two -Tarrant and Sulphur Springs.

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: The town of Bright Star changed its name to Sulpher Springs to promote the healthful springs in the area.

COURTHOUSES: Three - 1854 in Tarrant; 1882 and 1894 in Sulphur Springs.

STANDING: One -1894 Romanesque Revival courthouse built of granite and sandstone.

RENOVATION: Complete - Rededication December 7, 2002

 
 

1882 Courthouse

1894 Courthouse
Photo: ca1935
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



1894 Courthouse Under Rennevation
Photo: Robert Deering 8/30/2001

 

Sulphur Springs, Texas
Photo: Robert Deering
8/30/2001

 
First Baptist Church of Sulphur Springs