Jack County Courthouse
Jacksboro, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1939
Architect - Voelcker & Dixon
Photos: Robert Deering 1/10/2013
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1857

COUNTY NAMED FOR: Brothers Partick and William Jack, leaders in the Texas independence effort.

COUNTY SEATS: One - Mesquiteville that was later renamed Jacksboro.

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Same as county.

COURTHOUSES: Four - 1858, 1871, 1886, and 1939

STANDING: One - 1940 Modern style courthouse built of stone. The city hall in Jacksboro was built with rock recycled from the 1886 courthouse.

 
 
 
1886 Courthouse
 
 
1939 Courthouse
Photo: Texas DoT 1940
 
 
1939 Courthouse
Photo: Robert Deering 1974

         

Courthouse Square
Photo: Robert Deering 7/8/2016

 

Jacksboro, Texas

 
 
Jacksboro Business District
Photo: Robert Deering 7/19/2001
 
First Baptist Church of Jacksboro
Photo: Robert Deering 6/27/2010