Because there's a chance you're going to be sentenced to death (kidding!), Texas likes to put on a good show. Especially in a state as historical as this, check out these amazingly beautiful courthouses found in the Lone Star State.

In Bell County you've got the old and the new.

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Down the road in Miriam County.

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In Freestone County you've got this.

  In Hill County you can see this.

In Maverick County you had to have a nice place to compete with the epic palm trees.

Maverick County Courthouse Eagle Pass, Texas 120/254 #mytxcourthousequest

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You'll get your exercise if you step out of line in Denton County.

Another shot. Denton County Courthouse. #texascourthouses #historicbuildings #limestone #historicdowntown A photo posted by Karen (@figandscallion) on

So big it deserves two shots.

County Courthouse, Denton Texas. #historicbuildings #texascourthouses #limestone

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You'd be wise not to attempt to overrun this courthouse in Wise County. Pretty sure they have the high ground.


Wise County Courthouse, Decatur, Texas. #wisecounty #DecaturTX #texasbackroads #aventurasFyJ #texascourthouses #US81/277 A photo posted by Fabian Gonzalez (@agonizer17) on

Why do I feel I could get a Wonka chocolate bar at the Hopkins County Courthouse?

Hopkins County Courthouse #texascourthouses #romanesquerevival #bestoftexas

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