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


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


  • 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

First Baptist Church of Buffalo Gap