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STARR COUNTY COURTHOUSE
County Seat - Rio Grande City, Texas

Starr County has had three courthouses:
1854, 1886, and the current 1939 building.

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Rio Grande City, Texas - Starr County Courthouse
"The 1939 Starr County courthouse sits north of US 83 on top of a small hill with a tree-lined Britton Avenue ascending to it."
Terry Jeanson, 2006 photo

The Present Starr County Courthouse -
Rio Grande City, Texas

Date - 1939
Architect - Stanley Bliss
Style - Moderne
Material - Brick
"The one memorable thing about this courthouse is not on the building at all, but the red-painted steps leading up to the entrance."
Terry Jeanson, 2006 photo
Starr County Courthouse, Rio Grande City, Texas
The 1939 Starr County Courthouse
Photo coutesy TXDoT, circa 1939
Starr County Courthouse, Texas
Another view of the Starr County Courthouse
Photo courtesy THC, 1940

The 1886 Starr County Courthouse
Rio Grande City, Texas

Rio Grande City TX - 1886 Starr County Courthouse
The 1886 Starr County Courthouse
Old Postcard
1886 Starr County Courhouse,  Texas
The 1886 Starr County Courthouse
1930 photo courtesy THC
1854 Starr County courthouse, Rio Grand City, Texas
The 1854 courthouse remains standing today
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, March 2006
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