Taylor County Courthouse
Abilene, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1972
Architect - Tittle, Luther, Loving, & Lee
Photos: Robert Deering 9/15/2003
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1878

COUNTY NAMED FOR: Alamo defenders Edward, James, and George Taylor.

COUNTY SEATS: Two - Buffalo Gap and Abilene

COUNTY NAMED FOR: After the Kansas cattle town of the same name.

COURTHOUSES: Four - Buffalo Gap 1880; Abilene 1909, 1914, 1972

STANDING: Three -

  • 1880 courthouse in Buffalo Gap is part of a museum.
  • 1914 Classical Revival courthouse in Abilene is built of brick with terra-cotta details.
  • 1972 Modern courthouse is built of concerte and pink granite.
 
 
 
1880 Courthouse in Buffalo Gap
 

1909 Courthouse in Abilene
 
 

1914 Courthouse in Abilene
 
 

 

Taylor County Courthouse
Abilene, Texas

 
 Completed - 1914
Architect - George L. Burnett
Photos: Robert Deering 9/15/2003

         
 

 

Taylor County Courthouse
Buffalo Gap, Texas

 
 Completed - 1880
Architect - Martin, Byrne, & Johnston
Photos: Robert Deering 2/5/2013

         

 

Buffalo Gap, Texas
Photo: Robert Deering
9/15/2003

 
First Baptist Church of Buffalo Gap