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DENTON COUNTY COURTHOUSE

County Seat - Denton, Texas

Denton County has had four courthouses:
1851, 1858, 1877 and 1896

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Denton County Courthouse,  Texas historic photo
Denton County Courthouse as it appeared in 1939
Photo courtesy TXDoT

The Present Denton County Courthouse
- Denton, Texas

Date - 1896
Architect - W.C. Dodson
Style - Second Empire and Romanesque Revival
Material - Stone with granite pillars.


The current Denton County Courthouse is probably the most photographed courthouse in the state - after the Ellis County courthouse in Waxahachie.

The architect was the renowned courthouse architect W.C. Dodson. The courthouse was restored in 1987.

Denton County Courthouse, Texas old photo
Denton County Courthouse with carriages in foreground
Photo courtesy THC

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Denton County Courthouse in 2002
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2002
Restored Denton County Courthouse door handles, Texas
Restored Denton County Courthouse door handles
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2002
Denton TX - Denton County Courthouse tower
Denton County Courthouse tower
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2002
Dentom County Courthouse night view, Denton, Texas
Courthouse night view
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Denton County Courthouse, Texas  old postcard
Another view of the Denton County Courthouse
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Denton County Courthouse  1920s postcard
Denton County Courthouse in the 1920s
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