Potter County Courthouse (Texas)

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Potter County Courthouse and Library
Potter County Courthouse building - Amarillo Texas USA.jpg
Potter County Courthouse (Texas) is located in Texas
Potter County Courthouse (Texas)
Location 501 South Taylor Street,
Amarillo, Texas
Coordinates 35°12′29″N 101°50′6″W / 35.20806°N 101.83500°W / 35.20806; -101.83500Coordinates: 35°12′29″N 101°50′6″W / 35.20806°N 101.83500°W / 35.20806; -101.83500
Built 1922, 1932
Architect Townes, Lightfoot & Funk
Architectural style Art Deco
Prairie School
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 96000938[1]
Added to NRHP August 22, 1996

The Potter County Courthouse is a government building for Potter County, located in the county seat of Amarillo, Texas. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on August 22, 1996.

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The art deco styled courthouse was designed by William C. Townes and was built in 1932.[2] The courthouse cost $315,000 ($5.44 million in 2015 dollars) to build.[2]

The Potter County Library, which sits on the same property as the courthouse, was also designed by Townes and was built in 1922.

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