Midland County Courthouse
Midland, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1930
Architect - Voelcker and Dixon
Photos: Robert Deering 6/12/2004
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1885

COUNTY NAMED FOR: Its location halfway between Fort Worth and El Paso on the Texas and Pacific Railway.

COUNTY SEATS: One - Midland

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Same as the county. The town was originally known as Midway, but because other towns in Texas were already named Midway, the site was renamed Midland to get the post office established.

COURTHOUSES: Three - 1886, 1906, 1930

STANDING: One - 1930 courthouse was orginally an Art Deco design. The building was remodeled by Dixon and Staley in 1974 into a Modern structure.

 
 
 
1886 Courthouse
 
1906 Courthouse
 
1930 Courthouse
Before Modifications
Photo: Texas DoT 1939