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EL PASO COUNTY COURTHOUSE
El Paso County Seat - El Paso, Texas

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El Paso County has had seven courthouses:
1850 - In San Elizario
1866
1871 - In Ysleta
1886 - El Paso
1917 (Remodeled in 1950s, demolished in 1992)
1991 - The Present courthouse
1991 El Paso County Courthouse Texas
The 1991 El Paso County courthouse with a reflection of the Franklin Mountains. The U. S. Federal courthouse is in the foreground.
Photo courtsy
Terry Jeanson, December 2005

The Present El Paso County Courthouse
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El Paso, Texas

Date - 1991
Architect - Garland & Hilles/Fischer Cordova Partners
Style - Modern
Material - Steel & concrete with Alamo shaped granite entrance and sky-blue reflective glass.

The 1917 El Paso County Courthouse
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El Paso, Texas

The 1917 El Paso County Courthouse, El Paso, Texas
The 1917 El Paso County Courthouse as it appeared in 1939
Photo courtesy TXDoT
"The 1917 El Paso County courthouse was demolished in 1992. It stood where the Alamo shaped entryway of the current courthouse now stands. Fragments of the 1917 county courthouse have been preserved in the twelfth story law library and courtroom in the current courthouse."
- Terry Jeanson
1917 El Paso County Courthouse,  Texas
The 1917 El Paso County Courthouse, El Paso, Texas.
"A reinforced concrete building covering one city block."
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1917 El Paso County Courthouse,
Another view of the 1917 Classical Revival El Paso County Courthouse

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Remodeled El Paso County Courthouse, 1950s
The 1917 El Paso County Courthouse was remodeled into this structure in the 1950s

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The 1886 El Paso County Courthouse
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El Paso, Texas
1886-1917 El Paso County Courthouse,  Texas
"El Paso County Courthouse. 1886-1917"
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The 1886 El Paso County Courthouse, El Paso, Texas
The 1886 El Paso County Courthouse, El Paso, Texas
1908 Postcard courtesy rootsweb.com/ %7Etxpstcrd/
El  Paso courthouse, Texas old photo
The 1886 El Paso County Courthouse
TE old postcard
Another view of the 1886 El Paso County Courthouse
1915 Postcard courtesy rootsweb.com/ %7Etxpstcrd/

1884-1886 El Paso County Courthouse, Texas
"El Paso County Courthouse, Monarch Business Block,
El Paso, Texas. 1884-1886"
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Old El Paso County Jail
Old El Paso County jail and courthouse in the first county seat of San Elizario Texas
Old El Paso County jail and courthouse
in the first county seat of San Elizario.

Photo courtesy
Barclay Gibson, December 2003
Old El Paso County jail historical marker, San Elizario Texas
Historic marker of the Old El Paso County jail in San Elizario
Photo courtesy
Terry Jeanson, December 2005

Franklin Mountains, El Paso, Texas
View of Franklin Mountains from twelfth floor of the current El Paso County courthouse.
Photo courtesy
Terry Jeanson, December 2005
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