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Beautiful courthouse at the center of the town square. Appears as though they're doing some... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2018
Austin, Texas
Beautiful building - centerpiece of the San Marcos town square

The Hays County Historic Courthouse is located in the middle of the town square in San Marcos... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2018
Austin, Texas
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14 Jul 2018
30 Jun 2018
“Beautiful building - centerpiece of the San Marcos town square”
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111 E San Antonio St, San Marcos, TX 78666-5534
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

Fun for all ages and everything was polished highly for this historic building. It gave you a chance to see inside.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Peggy S
Reviewed October 19, 2018

As you travel Texas, you will quickly see that the small County Seat towns (as well as the big cities) all have courthouses. They are not all the same! There are some incredibly beautiful and well preserved (Texas has made a significant effort to save...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 14, 2018

Beautiful courthouse at the center of the town square. Appears as though they're doing some renovations-- or at least just replacing the windows on the first floor. If you park and get out of the car, it is amazing how different the courthouse appears once...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank P5_Crazy_Train
Reviewed June 30, 2018

The Hays County Historic Courthouse is located in the middle of the town square in San Marcos. Just as the courthouse is no longer operational, the other buildings around the square have changed from their original purposes and now mostly host restaurants and bars within...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Moved2Texas
Reviewed February 4, 2018

If you have five minutes to spare, it is worth a quick visit. The everyday court house have moved. Not much activity happens here anymore. I is located in the center of town.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 263kenj
Reviewed January 1, 2018

We enjoyed seeing this place. Not all courthouses are so lovely! Grounds are well kept. We were there in December and decorations were nice.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Lacey C
Reviewed September 20, 2016

I can honestly say that I have never seen a historic courthouse surrounded by so many bars in a town square before. It is a college town though. The grounds around the building seemed well kept. The original drinking fountain for horses & humans is...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank pnkgirl27
Reviewed September 11, 2016

Go for the architecture. Go for the history, too. There are historic exhibits in the lower level of the building. The grounds are quite nice, including numerous trees, a statue of John C. (Coffee) Hays, Texas Ranger among other things, and the large iron triangle...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank capitollover
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