Johnson County Courthouse
Cleburne, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1912
Architect - Lang & Witchell
Photo: Robert Deering 9/22/2014
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1854

COUNTY NAMED FOR: Middleton T. Johnson, who had served in the Mexican War, on the Texas frontier, and in the Civil War, and was later a legislator.

COUNTY SEATS: Three - Wardville, Buchanan, and Cleburne

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Gen. Patrick Cleburne

COURTHOUSES: Four - 1854 in Wardville; 1857 in Buchanan; 1883 and 1912 in Cleburne.

STANDING: Two -

  • 1854 log cabin courthouse near the original Wardville site. It has been relocated to the Chishom Trail Outdoor Museum west of Lake Pat Cleburne.  
  • 1912 Texas Renaissance building of brick and concrete.

RENOVATION: Complete - Rededication December 1, 2007

 
 
 
1854 Courthouse in Wardville
 
 
1883 Courthouse in Cleburne
Architect - W.C. Dodson.

Photo: Texas Historical Commission
 

1912 Courthouse in Cleburne
Photo: Texas DoT 1939
 

1912 Courthouse in Cleburne
Photo: Robert Deering 1974

 
   
         
           


Courthouse Square
Photo: Robert Deering 6/25/2015


Guinn Justice Center Courts Building 
Completed -
1918 as Cleburne High School
Architect - Saguine & Staats
Photos: Robert Deering 6/25/2015

 

Johnson County Courthouse
Wardville, Texas

 
 Completed - 1854
Architect -
Photos: Robert Deering 6/9/2008

         

 

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

 
First Baptist Church
 
Victorian Home
 
Layland Museum