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Denton County Courthouse
County Seat - Denton, Texas

Denton County has had four courthouses: 1851, 1858, 1877 and 1896

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Denton County Courthouse today
Denton County Courthouse,  Texas historic photo
TE 1999 photo1939 photo courtesy TXDoT

The Present Denton County Courthouse - Denton, Texas

Date - 1896
Architect - W.C. Dodson
Style - Second Empire and Romanesque Revival
Material - Stone with granite pillars.


The current Denton County Courthouse is probably the most photographed courthouse in the state - after the Ellis County courthouse in Waxahachie.

The architect was the renowned courthouse architect W.C. Dodson. The courthouse was restored in 1987.

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Denton County Courthouse, Texas old photo
Denton County Courthouse with generous lawn and carriages in foreground

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Dentom County Courthouse night view, Denton, Texas
Courthouse night view

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Denton County Courthouse  1920s postcard
Denton County Courthouse in the 1920s

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Denton County Courthouse, Texas  old postcard
Another view of the Denton County Courthouse

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Restored Denton County Courthouse door handles, Texas
Restored Denton County Courthouse door handles

Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2002
Denton County Towns and Ghost Towns include
  • Alton
  • Argyle
  • Aubrey
  • Corinth
  • Denton - Denton County Seat
  • Drop
  • Justin
  • Mustang
  • Pilot Point
  • Ponder
  • Sanger
  • Stony
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