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Nolan County Courthouse - Sweetwater, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 32° 28.236 W 100° 24.484
14S E 367678 N 3593473
Quick Description: This is the counties fourth courthouse. This massive purple structure replaced the third Nolan County Courthouse, which was built in 1915-1917. It was built in 1977. It was renovated starting in 2012. Renovations completed in 2014.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 12/5/2018 9:14:51 AM
Waymark Code: WMZN3N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon
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Long Description:
Texas Escapes

"On Friday, September 9, 2011, one of the courthouse's granite panels, weighing nearly a ton, fell off the building. According to the KTXS website (Channel 12 news in Abilene) the metal connecting the granite panels to the concrete blocks of the courthouse rusted, causing the panel to fall off. This same condition was discovered on the courthouse's other panels. To keep more granite panels from falling off, all of them were removed in 2012. A $4 million renovation was completed in 2014, celebrated by a ceremony held on November 18, 2014. The granite panels have been replaced with white, green and gray limestone panels, completely changing the appearance of the courthouse. - Terry Jeanson, March 16, 2017"

Year Built: 1977

Current Use of Building: Courthouse

Level of Courts: County

Architect: Wiginton Hooker Jeffry - Renovation

Dates this building was used to house judicial proceedings: 1977-present

Physical Address:
100 E 3rd St., Sweetwater, TX 79556


Hours:
8am-5pm Mon-Fri


Related Website: Not listed

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