Details for Denton County Courthouse (Atlas Number 5121001208)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5121001208


Marker Number 1208
Atlas Number 5121001208
Marker Title Denton County Courthouse
Index Entry Denton County Courthouse
Address 110 W. Hickory Street
City Denton
County Denton
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 673983
UTM Northing 3676679
Subject Codes courthouses; design and construction
Marker Year 1970
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Yes
Private Property No
Marker Location bounded by Hickory, Locust, Oak, Elm Streets
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Built 1896-97. Fifth courthouse for Denton County. First was at Alton, second at Pinckneyville. Third (in Denton) was burned in crime charged to a member of the Sam Bass Gang of outlaws. Walls are native limestone; columns, Burnet County marble. Architecture is free combination of Victorian styles, with French second empire pavilions, fanciful ogival domes. Architect was W. C. Dodson; contractor Tom Lovell is said to have built Utah Capitol. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1970


Denton County Courthouse
Denton County Courthouse