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TERRY COUNTY COURTHOUSE
County Seat - Brownfield, Texas

Terry County has had 2 courthouses:
1906, 1925

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Brownfield Texas - Terry County Courthouse
The SW corner of Terry County courthouse
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, July 2013

The Present Terry County Courthouse -
Brownfield, Texas

Date - 1925
Architects - Peters & Haynes
Contractor - J.M. Morgan Const. Co.
Style - Texas Renaissance
Material - Brick and concrete

1951 Addition:

Architect - Carl H. Stautz
Contractor - Walter Droemer
The addition doubled the size of their 1925 building.


Photographer's Note:
"A $3.2 million renovation/restoration that begun in late 2011 was completed by the summer of 2013 and an open house was held on July 26, 2013 to celebrate (which, coincidentally, was the 150th anniversary of the death of Sam Houston.)" - Terry Jeanson
Terry County courthouse, Brownfield, Texas
Terry County Courthouse as it appeared in 1939
Photo courtesy TXDoT
1925 Terry County Courthouse, Brownfield, Texas, old photo
Old postcard of the 1925 Terry County Courthouse
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Brownfield Texas - Terry County Courthouse
South side entrance. The tall, round top windows indicate the location of the restored two-story district courtroom.
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, July 2013
Brownfield Texas - Terry County Courthouse
Terry County courthouse West side entrance
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, July 2013
Brownfield Texas - Terry County Courthouse
Terry County courthouse seen from the northwest corner
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, July 2013
Brownfield Texas - Terry County Courthouse district courtroom
The restored two-story district courtroom. A false ceiling had previously cut the courtroom in half just above the door transoms.
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, July 2013
Brownfield Texas - Terry County Courthouse courtroom door
Doors to the district courtroom. The wooden pediments above the doors had to be reconstructed from old photographs.
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, July 2013
1925 Terry County courthouse, Brownfield Texas
The courthouse before the 2011 restoration
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, February 2007

The 1906 Terry County Courthouse
Brownfield, Texas

The 1906 Terry County Courthouse was 40 feet square and 24 feet high and the contracted construction cost was $3800.
1906 Terry County Courthouse, Brownfield, Texas,
Tinted photograph of the 1906 Terry County courthouse, hanging in the lobby of the current courthouse.
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, February 2007
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