Moore County Courthouse
Dumas, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1931
Architect - Berry & Hatch
Photos: Robert Deering 4/3/2005

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1892

COUNTY NAMED FOR: Commodore Edwin Ward Moore, the commander of the Texas Navy of the Republic of Texas.

COUNTY SEATS: One - Dumas

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Louis Dumas, president of the Panhandle Townsite Company in Sherman, who purchased railroad survey lands in the Panhandle.

COURTHOUSES: Two - 1893 and 1931

STANDING: 1931 Moderne courthouse built of brick and concrete.

 
 

1931 Courthouse
Photo: Texas DoT 1939
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

Dumas, Texas
Photo: Robert Deering 4/3/2005

 
First Baptist Church of Dumas