Downtown Historic Dallas

Listed on the National Register Historic Places is the downtown area of Dallas, NC. The center of Dallas features the Old Gaston County Courthouse, the Gaston County Museum, the Old Jail, and other buildings surrounding the court square. Walking tours of the square are available at Gaston County Museum.

Located in the middle of the court square, the Gaston County Courthouse is a 1848 Greek Revival building which was rebuilt in 1875 after a fire. It currently  houses the Dallas police headquarters. Flowering shrubs, mature oaks and park benches provide a pleasant place to enjoy this authentic small town court square, and views of the nearby Gaston County Museum. The Gaston County Courthouse is on the National Register of Historic Places.


  • Dallas, NC


  • Telephone: 704-922-7682
  • Hours: Walking tours of the square are available at Gaston County Museum
Downtown Historic Dallas

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