Sabine County Courthouse
Hemphill, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1906
Architect -  N. A. Dawson
Photos: Robert Deering 8/31/2001
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1837

COUNTY NAMED FOR: The Sabine River

COUNTY SEATS: Two - Milam and Hemphill

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: John Hemphill, a former Texas Supreme Court justice, who at the time was serving as a United States senator.

COURTHOUSES: At least four courthouses, but fire destroyed all records prior to 1875.

STANDING: One - 1906 courthouse which was originally Beaux-Arts styled building. A fire in 1909 partially destroyed the building, and when it was rebuilt the dome and clock tower were omitted.

 
 

1906 Courthouse
Before Modifications
 

1906 Courthouse
Photo: Texas DoT 1940
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



1903 Sabine County Jail