Mason County Courthouse (Texas)

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Mason County Courthouse
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Mason County Courthouse
Mason County Courthouse is located in Texas
Mason County Courthouse
Mason County Courthouse
Location Mason, Texas
Coordinates 30°44′56″N 99°13′27″W / 30.74889°N 99.22417°W / 30.74889; -99.22417Coordinates: 30°44′56″N 99°13′27″W / 30.74889°N 99.22417°W / 30.74889; -99.22417
Built 1909-1910
Architect Edward Columbus Hosford
Architectural style Classical Revival
Governing body Local
Designated RTHL 1988

The Mason County Courthouse is an historic courthouse building located in Mason, Texas. Built in 1909 to 1910 at a cost of $39,786, it was designed by Georgia-born American architect Edward Columbus Hosford, who is noted for the courthouses and other buildings that he designed in Florida, Georgia and Texas. Mutual Construction Company of Louisville, Kentucky built it of Fredericksburg granite and rusticated stone. There are gable front porticoes on all four sides, each or which is supported by four 2-story Doric columns.[1][2][3][4]

The building is a contributing property in the Mason Historic District which was added to the National Register of Historic Places on September 17, 1974.[5]

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