Nolan County Courthouse
Sweetwater, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1977
Architect - Welch & Hampton
Photos: Robert Deering 8/23/2016
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1881

COUNTY NAMED FOR: Philip Nolan, mustanger and filibuster.

COUNTY SEATS: One - Sweetwater

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Sweetwater Creek, known as Sweet Water by postal authorities until 1918.

COURTHOUSES: Four - 1882, 1888, 1917, and 1977

STANDING: One - 1977 modern courthouse that originally had a polished granite veneer.  The granite was replaced by contrasting stone in a project that was completed in 2014.   

LOCATION:  100 E 3rd St, Sweetwater, TX

 
 

1882 Courthouse
 
 
1888 Courthouse 
 
 
1917 Courthouse
 

1977 Courthouse Before Modifications
Photo: Robert Deering 1/25/2004

         


Courthouse Square  

 

Sweetwater, Texas
Photos: Robert Deering 8/23/2016

 
1931 Post Office
 
First Baptist Church of Sweetwater
 
1926 City Hall