Knox County
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Current Knox County Courthouse

The 1935 Knox County Courthouse in Benjamin, Texas

1939 photo Courtesy TXDoT

Date Built - 1935
Architect - Voelcker & Dixon
Style - Modern
Material - Stone

There have been three courthouses in Knox County: 1886, 1888, 1935.

The first courthouse, a small box and strip building, was replaced by this native stone structure.

Courthouse from 1888 to 1936

 Former Knox County jail in Benjamin

Photo Courtesy Barclay Gibson, 2003

Famed Texas Photographer Wyman Meinzer resides in the former Knox County Jail.

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