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LAMB COUNTY COURTHOUSE
County Seat - Littlefield, Texas

Lamb County has had three courthouses:
1955 - Littlefield
1922 - Olton
1908 - Olton

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1955 Lamb County courthouse in Littlefield
Lamb County courthouse
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, February 2007

The Present Lamb County Courthouse
- Littlefield, Texas

Date - 1955
Architect - Atcheson & Atkinson
Style - Modern
Material - Brick & concrete
Former Lamb County Courthouse, Olton, Texas
The 1922 (former) Lamb County Courthouse in Olton. It was remodeled in 1949 and served as a hospital. Torn down in 1964.
1939 photo courtesy of TXDoT
Olton Texas historical marker
Lamb County Courthouse historical marker, which sits on the corner of 8th & Main Streets, Olton, where the 1908 and the 1922 courthouses once stood.
Photos Courtesy Terry Jeanson, February 2007
Lamb County Courthouse historical marker, Olton Texas
Historical Marker in Olton

Site of the First Lamb County Courthouse

Created in 1876, Lamb County was unorganized until it could muster 21 qualified voters, 1908. Citizens donated labor for first 9-room frame courthouse, which served until it burned in 1922.

First county officials were: Judge H. R. Miller; Commissioners, J. A. Hooper (Precinct No. 1), Claude E. Halsell (No. 2), G. M. Arnett (No. 3), Walter Sullivan (No. 4); sheriff, Herb Dickenson; clerk, George Gallaway; treasurer, Fred Schreier; assessor, Luther Williams.

A new courthouse of brick and concrete was built here, 1922-23. After a 1946 election, the county seat was removed to Littlefield.
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