Kermit in Winkler County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Winkler County Courthouse
Built in 1929-30 in response to the need for a larger courthouse after the discovery of oil in the county in 1926, this replaced a 1910 structure on the same site. Designed by architect David Castle, the four-story Classical Revival/Beaux Arts building features distinctive two-story classical columns, decorative double-door surrounds and transoms, and paired and triple windows on the second and third floors. A one-story addition was built in the 1950s.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1988
Erected 1988 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5867.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1926.
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 31° 51.406′ N, 103° 5.61′ W. Marker was in Kermit, Texas, in Winkler County. Marker was on East Winkler Street west of South Poplar Street (Texas Highway 18), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Kermit TX 79745, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Colonel C. M. Winkler (here, next to this marker); The Community Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Moorhead Cable Tool Rig (approx. 0.8 miles away); Kermit (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Duval Townsite (approx. 2.3 miles away); Winkler County Discovery Well (approx. 7.9 miles away); Wink (approx. 8 miles away); Roy Orbison (approx. 8.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kermit.
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