Old Williamson County jail - Historical Marker, Georgetown, Texas

Mark Text

Williamson County Jail in continuous use since 1888. Native limestone - Cost $22,000 - replaced 1848 frame jail at grand jury request - financed without a bond issue. French Bastille styling - unchanged in remodeling, at cost of $40,00 in 1934.
recorded in 1965.

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GPS Coordinates
Latitude: 30.640287- Longitude:-97.677469
UTM 14 R - east 0626764 - north 3390264

View Building a New County Jail in 1888 - PDF file

A special thanks to Jim Dillard for this slice of history -

(Excerpt from The Noble John Olive by Jim Dillard)