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Georgetown in Williamson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Williamson County Jail

 
 
Williamson County Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
1. Williamson County Jail Marker
Inscription. In continuous use since 1888. Native limestone. Cost $22,000. Replaced 1848 frame jail, at grand jury request. Financed without a bond issue.

French Bastille styling, unchanged in remodeling, at cost of $40,000 in 1934.
 
Erected 1965 by the State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 14481.)
 
Location. 30° 38.415′ N, 97° 40.653′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is on West 4th Street near Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 312 S Main St, Georgetown TX 78626, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. H. C. Craig Bulding (approx. 0.2 miles away); M.B. Lockett Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); C.A.D. Clamp (approx. 0.2 miles away); Williamson County Sun (approx. 0.2 miles away); Judge Greenleaf Fisk (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chief Justice John Edward Hickman (approx. 0.2 miles away); David Love Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); Macedonia Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Also see . . .  The Old Williamson County Jail. The Williamson County jail was located on the east lawn of the
Williamson County Jail and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
2. Williamson County Jail and Marker
Williamson County Courthouse until October 1888. The new jail, located at 312 Main Street, began accepting prisoners in January 1889.
(Submitted on May 15, 2011, by Wayne Ware of Georgetown, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 722 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on October 26, 2016.
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