Crockett County is named for David Crockett, who was a legendary frontiersman and who died at the Battle of the Alamo.
Created: November 23, 1871
Cageville 1871 – 1872
Alamo 1871 – present
County Courthouse – Alamo
Location: 1 South Bells Street / Main Street
Built: 1873 – 1874
Style: Classical Revival
Architect: John Archer of Brownsville
Contractor: E R Crandell of Brownsville
Description: The building faces west and is a two story cream colored brick structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The south front has a central entrance and arched windows on the first and second stories. The roof line if flat. The courtroom is located on the second story. The building was remodeled in 1934 and an addition was added on the north side. An addition was constructed in 1968.
Note: Built at a cost of $21,000, the courthouse is the first and only courthouse.
Photos taken 2011 and 2018