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1910
2001
Winkler County Courthouse
OLD COURTHOUSE
County: Winkler
City: Kermit
Current Use: Active Courthouse
address: 110 E. Winkler
Owner: County
Service Dates:
Construction Date: 1929
Architect: David S. Castle
Contractor: C.S. Oates and Son, Abilene
Style: Classical Revival
Built in 1929-30 in response to the need for a larger courthouse after the discovery of oil in the county in 1926, this replaced a 1910 structure on the same site. Designed by architect David Castle, the four-story classical revival/beaux arts building features distinctive two-story classical columns, decorative double-door surrounds and transoms, and paired and triple windows on the second and third floors. A one-story addition was built in the 1950s.
Contact:  Jane Colmenares
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