Mason County Courthouse (Mason, 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
Mason County Courthouse is located in the US
Mason County Courthouse
Mason County Courthouse
Location Courthouse square, 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 (1909)-1910 (1910)
Architect Edward Columbus Hosford
Architectural style Classical Revival
Part of Mason Historic District (#74002086[1])
TSAL # 8200000457
RTHL # 11286
Significant dates
Added to NRHP September 17, 1974
Designated TSAL January 1, 1992
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.[2][3][4][5]

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.[6]

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