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ROCKWALL COUNTY COURTHOUSE
County Seat - Rockwall, Texas

Rockwall County has had four courthouses:
1875, 1892, 1940, and the present 2011 courthouse.

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TX - 2011 Rockwall County Courthouse
The 2011 Rockwall County Courthouse
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, September 2014

The Present Rockwall County Courthouse
- Rockwall, Texas

The new $37.2 million courthouse was completed in 2011 and dedicated on November 11, 2011. Designed by Brinkley Sargent Architects, the exterior is brick with stone details and the interior features terrazzo floors, granite wall paneling and mahogany ceiling paneling. - Terry Jeanson
TX - Rockwall County Courthouse dome
Rockwall County Courthouse Dome
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, September 2014
TX - Rockwall County Courthouse dome interior
Rockwall County Courthouse Dome Interior
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, September 2014
TX - Rockwall County seal
Beautiful terrazzo county seal on the floor of the rotunda
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, September 2014
TX - Mural of 3 former Rockwall County Courthouses
Mural of the three earlier Rockwall County courthouses from 1940, 1892 and 1875.
Near the front entrance.
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, September 2014
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The 1940 Rockwall County Courthouse
- Rockwall, Texas

Architects - Voelcker and Dixon.
Style - Moderne
Material - Stone
 1940 Rockwall County courthouse today.
The 1940 Rockwall County courthouse
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, June 2007
Rockwall County Courthouse, Rockwall Texas old photo
The 1940 Rockwall County Courthouse
1940 Photo courtesy TXDoT
Rockwall County courthouse cornerstone, Rockwall Texas
Cornerstone.
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, June 2007

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The 1892 Rockwall County Courthouse

Demolished ca. 1938
Built after the 1875 courthouse burned
2 story.
Architect: Maximillian Anton Orlopp, Jr.
Style: Richardsonian Romanesque
Material: Stone
Cost: $25,000
1892 Rockwall County courthouse, Rockwall Texas
"This picture of the 1892 Rockwall County courthouse is hanging in the lobby of the current courthouse." - Terry Jeanson, June 2007
TX - Mural of 1892 Rockwall County Courthouse
Mural of the 1892 Rockwall County Courthouse
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, September 2014
Rendition of 1892 Rockwall County courthouse, Rockwall Texas
1892 Rockwall County courthouse image on business, Rockwall Texas
"Images of the 1892 Rockwall County courthouse can be seen on some of the businesses around the courthouse square." - Terry Jeanson, June 2007
The 1875 Rockwall County Courthouse
Burned January 27, 1891
Architect: James Edward Flanders
Style: Italianate
2 story. Frame.
TX - Mural of 1875 Rockwall County Courthouse
Mural of the 1875 Rockwall County Courthouse
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, September 2014
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