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.


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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