Randall County Courthouse
Canyon, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1908
Architect - Robert G. Kirsch
Photos: Robert Deering 4/14/2003
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1889

COUNTY NAMED FOR: Horace Randal, Confederate brigadier general killed at the battle of Jenkins' Ferry, Arkansas, in 1864; a clerical error doubled the l in the name.

COUNTY SEATS: One - Canyon City renamed Canyon.

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Palo Duro Canyon located nearby

COURTHOUSES: Three- 1892, 1908, and a new building, date unknown.

STANDING: Two -

  • 1908 Texas Renaissance building and the new Modern courthouse located nearby. The 1908 building originally had a tower, which was removed in a 1945 remodeling. There are 1957 and 1968 annexes of north and south of the 1908 structure, and another annex located across the street.  (See Rennovation Note Below)
  • A former Walmart store has been converted into a new courthouse (Justice Center) on Highway 87 at Long Boulevard.

RENNOVATION: Complete - Rededication October 12, 2010.   The 1957 and 1968 annexs connected to the 1908 courthouse have been removed and the exterior of the courthouse has been completely restored, including the clock tower.  However, the interior is still waiting on restoration. 

LOCATION:  New Courthouse - 2309 Russell Long Blvd, Canyon, TX; 1908 Courthouse - 401 15th ST, Canyon, TX 

 
 
 
1908 Courthouse
Before Modifications
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
South Courthouse Annex

North Courthouse Annex

Courthouse Annex
 

 

Canyon, Texas
Photo: Robert Deering 4/14/2003

 
First Baptist Church of Canyon