Wilbarger County Courthouse
Vernon, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1928
Architect - Voelcker & Dixon
Photos: Robert Deering 4/14/2003
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1881

COUNTY NAMED FOR: Settlers Josiah P. and Mathias Wilbarger.

COUNTY SEATS: One - Vernon

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Though sources disagree, Vernon was probably named either for George Washington's Mount Vernon or for a traveling whiskey salesman named Vernon Brown.

COURTHOUSES: Three - 1883, 1886, and 1928

STANDING: One - 1928 Classical Revival structure made of steel concrete, and stone.

 
 
 
1886 Courthouse
 

1928 Courthouse
Photo: Texas DoT 1939