Old Cora Courthouse

Old Cora Courthouse (HM1DEI)

Location: Comanche, TX 76442 Comanche County
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N 31° 53.853', W 98° 36.29'

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Soon after the creation of Comanche County in 1856, the town of Cora (10 mi. SE) was platted to serve as the county seat. The courthouse in Cora, typical of many early Texas courthouses, was a 12' 7" x 12" 10", one-room, squared log structure. It served the county until the seat of government was moved to Comanche in 1859. The "Old Cora" Courthouse was incorporated into a house built about 1880 and has been moved several times over the years. It stands as a reminder of the now-extinct town of Cora and of early Texas courthouse architecture.

Texas Sesquicentennial 1836 - 1986
Marker Number3711
Year Placed1986
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 11:55am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 537367 N 3529148
Decimal Degrees31.89755000, -98.60483333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 53.853', W 98° 36.29'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 53' 51.18" N, 98° 36' 17.40" W
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Area Code(s)254, 325
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 W Central Ave, Comanche TX 76442, US
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