Texas Independence Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Gonzales: Gonzales County Courthouse

The current courthouse, dating from 1895, was designed by noted Texas architect, J.Riely Gordon in the Romanesque revival style made popular by architect H.H. Richardson."


  • 414 St. Joseph
  • Gonzales, Texas
  • 78629


Hours & Fees

  • Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Free


"The building is cruciform in plan with four semicircular entrance bays filling in the four corners of the cross. This layout places the building entrances on a diagonal axis. Compare to the Brazoria, Comal, Ellis, Lee and Wise county courthouses. The courthouse shares the square with a jail designed by Eugene T. Heiner." -