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Address: 1 North Waco Street, Hillsboro, TX
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Beautiful old courthouse

A beautiful old piece of history, fixed it up nice since the fire (20 or so years ago), looks just like it did in decades past. Nice centerpiece to downtown.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Cripple Creek, Colorado
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Cripple Creek, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

A beautiful old piece of history, fixed it up nice since the fire (20 or so years ago), looks just like it did in decades past. Nice centerpiece to downtown.

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Littlefield, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

we loved looking at the Hillsboro courthouse. It's structure and style have endured many years. Go and have a peek at this gentle giant.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The opening page for the courthouse has a pj0pto on it that is certainly not the courthouse. This courthouse was renovated a few years ago and while we did not go inside we drove around the courthouse square in this quality small downtown. The court house is really very nice looking from the outside. There are also some interesting looking... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

What a beautiful building since it has been restored after a fire. The clock tower can be seen for miles before you actually reach the courthouse square. If you are driving I35, it is a quick and worth-while detour.

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The Hill County Courthouse in Hillsboro, Texas is a great restoration. The state of Texas has none done a great job of having some of their older Courthouses restored and this is a nice example of that work.

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Honey Grove, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I remember the fire and am happy to see the old courthouse "up and running" again. These old gals are few and far between and can be seen for about five miles across the countryside. I seem to always smile when I approach her from the west, because her bell tower stands above everything else.

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Hillsboro, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The original courthouse burned quite a few years and every effort was made to restore it to it's original beauty. Since Hillsboro has a rocky base, the basement was hewn out of rock and became the wals.

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Dripping Springs, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This courthouse was totally destroyed in 1993 but luckily at least one architectural piece of every achitectural element was saved for duplication. Today the courthouse stands again and is within 1/100th of an inch being exactly duplicated but with the most modern technological features.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I love the white stone building. The bathrooms are down in the basement and the walls are all stone. Every one that I have come into contact with there have been friendly and helpful!

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

Well I don't really know how much of the courthouse is original, however I do recall the fire which destroyed the building. They have done an outstanding job in restoration. We just made a drive by and did not go inside. We used to go to Hillsboro quite often to the Outlet Mall however many of those shops have closed... More 

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Additional Information about Hill County Courthouse

Address: Address: 1 North Waco Street, Hillsboro, TX
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Hillsboro
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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