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Garza County

Garza County is named for a pioneer Bexar County family of which Jose Antonio de la Garza was a well-known member.

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Crosby County

E – Kent County

S – Scurry County and Borden County

W – Lynn County 

 

Created:  August 21, 1876                      Map of Texas highlighting Garza County

County Seat: 

Post  1907 – present

 

County Courthouse – Post

 

Location:  300 West Main Street / North Avenue L

Built:  1922 – 1923

Style:  Texas Renaissance

Architect:  Guy A Carlander of Amarillo

Contractor:  Fred T Bone Company of Amarillo

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a three story dark brown colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of Post. The east front has a protruding brick entrance with stone band over the doorway. Above the entrance are three long vertical windows. A wide horizontal white colored stone band runs above the third story windows. There is stone trim along the roof line. In the interior, the courtroom is located at the center of the second story. The building houses the State District Court, Constitutional County Court and County Justice Court. On the west side is a one story annex constructed in 1973.  The architect was Whitaker and Hall and the contractor was Pharr Construction Inc.

 

History:  The county was created in 1876 and Post was selected as the county seat in 1907 when the county was organized. The first courthouse was built in 1908. The second and present courthouse was constructed in 1922 to 1923.

 

 

County Courthouse – Post

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Law Enforcement Facility – Post

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charles W Post statue

 

 

Photos taken 2006, 2014 and 2019