Crockett County

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Crockett

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

County Seat: 

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.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Dyer County and Gibson County

E – Gibson County and Madison County

S – Madison County and Haywood County

W – Lauderdale County and Dyer County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2011 and 2018