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RANDALL COUNTY COURTHOUSE
County Seat - Canyon, Texas

Randall County has had four courthouses:
1892, 1908, 1968 & Present

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Canyon TX - Randall County Justice Center
Randall County Justice Center north of town, east of US 87
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, August 2012

The Current Randall County Courthouse -
Canyon, Texas

Photographer's Note:
"The Randall County Justice Center on Russell Long Blvd at Hwy 87 used to be a Wal-Mart. It was converted into the new courthouse by architects Sims and Pargé and dedicated in 2006."

Canyon TX - 1908 Randall County Courthouse
"The 1908 Randall County Courthouse from the NE corner.
The demolished 1968 addition covered the entire north side."

Terry Jeanson, August 2012 photo

The 1908 (Second) Randall County Courthouse
- Canyon, Texas

Date - 1908
Architect - Robert G. Kirsch
Style - Texas Renaissance
Material - Brick

The clock tower, removed in the 1945 remodeling,
was restored, and the courthouse exterior repaired. A rededication ceremony for the exterior restoration was held October 12, 2010.

According to The Courthousese of Texas by Kelsy and Dyal, an annex was built in 1957.

Canyon TX - 1908 Randall County Courthouse
The 1908 Randall County Courthouse from the SE corner.
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, August 2012
Original 1908 Randall County Courthouse, Canyon Texas
"A print of a painting by R. Russell Brown depicting the 1908 Randall County courthouse in its original condition."
- Terry Jeanson, September 2007 photo
Canyon TX - 1908 Randall County Courthouse

"The east side of the courthouse.
The interior of the building is still awaiting restoration."

Terry Jeanson, August 2012

1908 Randall County Courthouse, Canyon, Texas old photo
Randall County Courthouse as it appeared in 1939
Photo courtesy of TXDoT
Canyon TX - 1908 Randall County Courthouse entrance

East side entrance detail
Terry Jeanson, August 2012 photo

Canyon TX - 1908 Randall County Courthouse clock Tower
"The restored clock tower complete with recorded chimes and musical interludes at the top of the hour."
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Terry Jeanson, August 2012
Second Randall County Courthouse, Canyon Texas old photo
Another early view of the 1908 Randall County Courthouse with the clock tower intact.
Post card courtesy texasoldphotos.com
1908 Randall County Courthouse cornerstone, Canyon Texas
The cornerstone of the 1908 Randall County courthouse.
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, September 2007
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1908 Randall County Courthouse today, Canyon Texas
The 1908 Randall County courthouse as it appeared in 2007
- Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

The 1968 (third) Randall County Courthouse -
Canyon, Texas

Photographer's Note:
"The 1968 courthouse, attached to the north side of the 1908 courthouse, was a modern brick and stone structure designed by architects and engineers Clayton B. Shiver and Russell A. Megert. The 1968 building was demolished when restoration work began on the 1908 courthouse."
1968 Randall County Courthouse, Canyon Texas
The 1968 Randall County Courthouse
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, September 2007

Canyon TX - World War I Monument
World War I monument on the NW corner.
Terry Jeanson, August 2012 photo
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