Runnels County Courthouse

Runnels County Courthouse (HM1DCO)

Location: Ballinger, TX 76821 Runnels County
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N 31° 44.31', W 99° 56.759'

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Constructed here, 1888-89, after hotly contested battle with Runnels City for county seat. (County had been organized 1880.)

Structure stands on one of largest courthouse squares in Texas — 2 city blocks. Plot set aside prior to townlot sale by Santa Fe Railroad, June 29, 1886. In 1941, extensive remodeling modernized building. Two wings were added and old quarry (south of town on Colorado River) was opened to provide matching stone. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Year Placed1967
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 7:59am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 410392 N 3511840
Decimal Degrees31.73850000, -99.94598333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 44.31', W 99° 56.759'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 44' 18.60" N, 99° 56' 45.54" W
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Area Code(s)325
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 653 Hutchings Ave, Ballinger TX 76821, US
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