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Guadalupe County Courthouse
County Seat - Seguin, Texas

Guadalupe County has had four courthouses:
1857, 1858, 1889 and 1935.

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Seguin TX Guadalupe CountyCourthouse Veterans Memorial Eagle
Eagle sculpture on top of the Veteran's Memorial on the courthouse ground
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, January, 2008

The Present Guadalupe County Courthouse
Seguin, Texas

Date - 1935
Architect - L. M. Wirtz
Style - Moderne
Material - Limestone
Guadalupe County courthouse., Seguin Texas
Guadalupe County courthouse.
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, January, 2008
Guadalupe County courthouse., Seguin Texas
Northeast view of the Guadalupe County courthouse
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, January, 2008
Guadalupe County courthouse Justice, Seguin Texas
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, January, 2008
Guadalupe County courthouse WISDOM, Seguin Texas
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, January, 2008
Photographer's Note: "Stone carvings of an artist's conception of Justice and Wisdom are displayed over the entrances. Justice is displayed over the North and South side entrances and Wisdom is displayed over the East and West side entrances." - Terry Jeanson, January 2008
Guadalupe County courthouse fountain and memorial, Seguin Texas
"On the South side of the courthouse is a peaceful park with a large fountain and memorials to the city and county." - Terry Jeanson, January 2008 photo
Large pecan on Guadalupe County courthouse grounds, Seguin Texas
"A tribute to the pecan sits on the North side of the courthouse. The sign over the pecan touting Seguin as the 'Home of the World's Largest Pecan,' has been removed."
- Terry Jeanson, January 2008 photo
Guadalupe County Veteran's Memorial, Seguin Texas
The Guadalupe County Veteran's Memorial on the Northwest corner of the courthouse grounds. Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, January, 2008
Guadalupe County Courthouse, Texas

Guadalupe County Courthouse as it appeared in 1939
Photo courtesy TXDoT
Guadalupe County Courthouse, Seguin Texas old post card
Guadalupe County Courthouse
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The 1889 Guadalupe County courthouse

The 1889 Guadalupe County courthouse was designed by architect Alfred Giles and was similar to the current 1884 Wilson County courthouse still standing in Floresville.
The 1889 Guadalupe County Courthouse Seguin Texas
The 1889 Guadalupe County Courthouse
Photo courtesy THC
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