San Jacinto County Courthouse

San Jacinto County Courthouse (HM28N0)

Location: Coldspring, TX 77331 San Jacinto County
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N 30° 35.536', W 95° 7.725'

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A fire in 1915 destroyed the San Jacinto County courthouse. Landowners donated land at this site and relocated the center of county government to "new town" Coldspring. The county hired builders Price and Williamson to construct the new courthouse based on plans by the Houston firm of Lane and Dabney. It was constructed in 1916-17 of brick fired locally from local clay. Merchants and citizens followed the courthouse to the new location, and by 1925, "old town" Coldspring was deserted. Repairs in 1936 modified its appearance somewhat, but the courthouse retains elements of its original Italian Renaissance design in its arched doors and windows on the east and west elevations.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2000
HM NumberHM28N0
Year Placed2000
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 295894 N 3386346
Decimal Degrees30.59226667, -95.12875000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 35.536', W 95° 7.725'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 35' 32.16" N, 95° 7' 43.5" W
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Area Code(s)936
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 TX-150, Coldspring TX 77331, US
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