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WEBB COUNTY COURTHOUSE
County Seat - Laredo, Texas

Webb County has had four courthouses:
1850 ca., 1882*, 1909 and 1992.

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TX - 1992 Webb County Justice Center
The 1992 Webb County Justice Center on Victoria Street, just northwest of the 1909 courthouse.
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson January 2013

The Current Webb County Courthouse
- Laredo, Texas

Date - 1992
Architect - James L. Humphries, Jr.
Style - Modern
Material - Brick and concrete

The 1909 Webb County Courthouse, Laredo Texas
The 1909 Webb County Courthouse
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson March, 2005

The 1909 Webb County Courthouse
- Laredo, Texas

Architect - Alfred Giles
Style - Renaissance Revival. Romanesque details
Material - Brick and concrete
Present Webb County Courthouse, Laredo Texas
Another view of the courthouse.
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson March, 2005
Webb County Courthouse district courtroom, Laredo Texas
"The two story district courtroom has a unique, curved judge's bench with flags of the United States and the U.S. Armed Forces displayed behind it."
- Terry Jeanson March, 2005 photo
1909 Webb County Courthouse courtroom balcony, Laredo Texas
"A diminutive balcony sits over the rear entrance of the courtroom. In this picture, you can see part of the metal pressed ceiling (and also the photographer's brother.)"
- Terry Jeanson March, 2005 photo
Webb County Courthouse Goddess of Justice stained glass window, Laredo Texas
"This striking stained glass window of "Justice" is in the stairwell on the west side of the building. Her blindfold appears when there is no light shining through."
- Terry Jeanson March, 2005
Webb county courthouse plaque, Laredo Texas
This plaque was attached to the building by the Webb County Heritage Foundation in 1991.
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson March, 2005
The 1909 Webb County Courthouse Alfred Giles architect, Laredo Texas
This stone tablet is at the south side entrance.
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson March, 2005
Webb County Courthouse in Laredo, Texas old postcard
The 1909 Webb County Courthouse
Old postcard courtesy THC
Webb County Courthouse in Laredo, Texas old photo
The 1909 Webb County Courthouse as it appeared in 1939
Photo courtesy TXDoT

TX - 1882 Webb County Courthouse
"This picture of the 1882* Webb County courthouse is hanging on the wall on the third floor of the 1909 courthouse.
This courthouse burned down in 1906.
*The Texas Historical Commission County Atlas gives the date of the second courthouse as 1885."

- Terry Jeanson January 2013


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