Reagan County Courthouse
Big Lake, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1927
Architect - David S. Castle
Photos: Robert Deering 6/13/2004
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1903

COUNTY NAMED FOR: Senator John H. Reagan, the first chairman of the Railroad Commission.

COUNTY SEATS: Two - Stiles and Big Lake

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: A water-filled depression called Big Lake, a landmark holding the only fresh water between the Concho rivers and Comanche Springs at Fort Stockton.

COURTHOUSES: Three - Stiles 1904, 1911; Big Lake 1927

STANDING: Two -

  • Only the exterior stone walls of the 1911 courthouse in Stiles are still standing.
  • 1927 Texas Renaissance courthouse in Big Lake built of brick.
 
 
 
 
1911 Courthouse in Stiles
 

1927 Courthouse in Big Lake
Photo: Texas DoT 1939
 

 

Reagan County Courthouse
Stiles, Texas

 
 Completed - 1911
Architect -
Photos: Robert Deering 6/13/2004

         
 


1911 Courthouse in Stiles - Drawing by Hugh Riker
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