Colorado County Courthouse

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Colorado County Courthouse
Colorado county courthouse.jpg
Colorado County Courthouse in 2008
Colorado County Courthouse is located in Texas
Colorado County Courthouse
Location Bounded by Milam, Spring, Travis and Walnut Sts., Columbus, Texas
Coordinates 29°42′21″N 96°32′23″W / 29.70583°N 96.53972°W / 29.70583; -96.53972Coordinates: 29°42′21″N 96°32′23″W / 29.70583°N 96.53972°W / 29.70583; -96.53972
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1890
Architect Eugene T. Heiner
Architectural style Classical Revival, Italianate Style
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 76002015[1]
Added to NRHP July 12, 1976

The Colorado County Courthouse, built in 1890, is an historic government building located at 400 Spring Street in Columbus, Colorado County, Texas. It was designed in a combination of Classical Revival and Italianate style styles of architecture by noted Houston architect Eugene T. Heiner, who designed at least nine other Texas courthouses. Colorado County's fourth courthouse, it originally had a central bell tower which was replaced before 1939 by a central domed Tiffany-style skylight. On July 12, 1976, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places. It was renovated in 2013, when historic colors were restored. It is still in use today as a courthouse. [2] [3]

Detail of dome
The dome inside the main courtroom