Mason County Courthouse
Mason, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1909
Architect - E. H. Hosford & Co.
Photos: Robert Deering 9/15/2003
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1858

COUNTY NAMED FOR: Fort Mason, which was most likely named either for Lt. George T. Mason, who was killed at Brownsville during the Mexican War, or for Gen. Richard Barnes Mason, who died only a year before the fort was established.

COUNTY SEATS: One - Mason

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Same as county

COURTHOUSES: Three - 1872, 1877, and 1909

STANDING: One - 1909 Classical Revival courthouse built of sandstone.

 
 

1909 Courthouse
Photo: Texas DoT 1939
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Mason, Texas
Photos: Robert Deering 9/15/2003

 
First Baptist Church of Mason