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Historic

It may not be the most ornate of Texas Courthouse, but it is a beautiful structure. A fire some... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
jdssr2016
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Houston, Texas
Interesting self-tour

We parked in front of this Victorian-styled courthouse and walked around the grounds. Check out the... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
JRM_Auburn
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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1 N Waco St, Hillsboro, TX 76645-2145
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

It may not be the most ornate of Texas Courthouse, but it is a beautiful structure. A fire some years back severely damaged the old building. The proud citizens of Hill County did not take the easy path of tearing down the old structure and...More

Thank jdssr2016
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We parked in front of this Victorian-styled courthouse and walked around the grounds. Check out the clock that remains from the 1993 fire. After the fire, Willy Nelson (a Hill County native) held concerts to raise money to help re-build the courthouse. Inside, check out...More

Thank JRM_Auburn
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This was an interesting courthouse. The original one had a fire and the dome part caved in. You can see a list of donors who helped rebuild.Willie Nelson gave a couple of concerts to help rebuild.

Thank One2travelUsa
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

This is one of the nicer courthouses in Texas. It was restored in the 90s and the new bell tower is fantastic. At noon we were treated to some great music as well. There are a few interesting monuments outside including the old bell. Definitely...More

Thank Mikeyveck
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Hillsboro has done an awesome deed by restoring their courthouse. Absolutely beautiful! They have a farmer's market on Saturdays during the summer.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Great courthouse. One of the prettiest I've ever seen. It has great architecture and character. Town has friendly people. There is a great restaurant right on the south east corner of the courthouse square named Frankie's. Great fun for a day trip

Thank cskaddatz
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

After a devastating fire, the Hill County Courthouse was restored to its original condition. The District Courtroom has had it's balcony restored. This is really a must see on a visit to Hillsboro.

Thank Leah F
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Well-maintained lovely old courthouse. Beautiful tile throughout. Don't miss the vaults in the basement. Felt haunted, staff reported same.

Thank Jay J
Reviewed 21 April 2016

interesting! Found out the courthouse was the wrong precinct for us to vote in, Ms Damschen was very helpful and informative, Would Love to learn more about the history and archecture of the building

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 19 July 2015

One of the most beautiful courthouses I've ever visited. It has the old bell from the original courthouse on display with a plaque that tells the history.

Thank Lee P
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