Aransas County

Aransas County Courthouses


Aransas County Courthouse – 1889. Renaissance Revival and Moorish Revival style court house built by J. Riely Gordon. Moorish stylistic features were composed into three- and five-part faade compositions. Polychromatic stonework, horseshoe arches, along with ogival roofs, provided a strong character for the building. Cost, $19,494. Building was razed after the opening of the 1956 Courthouse.

Aransas County Courthouse – 1956. “Motel style” modern one-story, brick, concrete, and steel building with ribbon windows across the front facade and two-story slab intersecting the facade. An addition to the building was added in 1983.


28° 1′ 14.052″ N, 97° 3′ 15.948″ W

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