Catron County

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Catron County is named for Thomas B Catron.


Created:  February 25, 1921

County Seat:

Reserve  1921 – present


County Courthouse – Reserve


Location:  101 Main Street / 4th Street

Built:  1968 – 1969

Style:  Moderne

Architect:  Kruger, Lake & Henderson

Contractor:  Medley Construction Company


Description: The building faces west and is a two story brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the town. The west front is brick with a recessed entrance where the second story of pink concrete extends over the entrance patio.


Note:  The first courthouse was a two story frame structure built in 1916. In 1921, plans were designed by Henry C Trost for a new courthouse which was not built. The old courthouse was demolished when the second and present courthouse was constructed in 1969.



N – Cibola County

E – Socorro County and Sierra County

S – Grant County

W – Greenlee County, Arizona and Apache County, Arizona





County Courthouse







Photos taken 2007