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Stonewall County

Stonewall County is named for Thomas Johnathan  “Stonewall” Jackson, who was a famous Confederate General.

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – King County

E – Haskell County

S – Jones County and Fisher County

W – Kent County

 

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

County Seat: 

Raynor        1876 – 1898

Aspermont  1876 – present

 

County Courthouse – Aspermont  

 

Location:  128 West 6th Street / South Broadway Street

Built:  1983 – 1984

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Mills-Davis of Lubbock

Contractor:  Padgett Construction Company of Lubbock

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a one story buff colored brick with stone details and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The south front has a large central porch with wide arch. A wide horizontal band runs along the flat roof line.

 

Note: The first courthouse was built in Rayner in 1891. The building is now a private residence. The second and previous courthouse was designed by Elmer George Withers and constructed by L R Wright & Company.in Aspermont in 1911.

 

Old County Courthouse – Rayner

 

 

Location:  Highway 380

Built:  1891

Style:  Romanesque

Architect:  Martin, Byrne & Johnston

Contractor:  Unklnown

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story buff colored stone structure. The building is located on spacious grounds. The east front has a one story porch supported by stone pillars. There is a two story wing on the south side. The hipped roof rises in tiers. The building stand abandoned.

 

See:  The architect, Martin, Byrne & Johnston also designed the courthouse in Throckmorton County.

 

 

County Courthouse – Aspermont  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Old County Courthouse – Rayner

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos taken 2014