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Jack County Courthouse
County Seat - Jacksboro, Texas

Jack County has had four courthouses:
1858, 1871, 1886 and 1940.
Jack County Courthouse
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, January 2015

The Present Jack County Courthouse -
Jacksboro, Texas

Date - 1940
Architect - Voelcker and Dixon
Style - Moderne
Material - Stone
TX - Jack County Courthouse
Jack County Courthouse
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, January 2015
Jack County Courthouse, Jacksboro, Texas
Jack County Courthouse as it appeared in 1940
Photo courtesy of TXDoT
Jacksboro, Texas - Jack County Courthouse
Jack County Courthouse
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, April 2009
Jack County Courthouse, Jacksboro, Texas
Jack County Courthouse Today
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2005
Jacksboro, Texas - Jack County Courthouse
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, April 2009
Jacksboro TX - Present Jack County CourthousevBack view
Jack County Courthouse Back View
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, April 2006
Jacksboro, Texas - Jack County Courthouse district courtroom
District Courtroom
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, April 2006

The 1886 Jack County Courthouse -
Jacksboro, Texas

Architect - J.E. Flanders
Style - Second Empire
Material - native limestone

Stones from the 1886 courthouse were used to build Jacksboro City Hall.
1886 Jack County courthouse, Jacksboro, Texas
The 1886 Jack County courthouse.
Xerox copy courtesy of the county clerk's office in the current county courthouse.
1886 Jack County courthouse bell and cornerstone, Jacksboro Texas
The bell and cornerstone from the 1886 Jack County courthouse are now displayed on the front lawn of the current courthouse.
Historical marker for 1886 Jack County courthouse bell and cornerstone, Jacksboro Texas
Historical marker for the 1886 Jack County courthouse bell and cornerstone.
Photos courtesy Terry Jeanson, April 2006
Historical Marker Text

Old Jack County Courthouse Cornerstone

Removed 1885 from third Jack County Courthouse when building was razed. Mounted here in 1966. Old Courthouse was of native limestone, quarried in Jacksboro. For its day, workmanship and stone of finest quality. Bell is also a relic of the third courthouse. It was part of the mechanism in the building's clock tower, and was mounted in frame here by Jacksboro firemen.
(1967)
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