Edwards County is named for Hayden Edwards, who was one of the first American settlers of Nacogdoches.
Created: February 1, 1858
Bullhead ( Vance ) 1883 – 1884
Leakey 1884 – 1891
Rocksprings 1891 – present
County Courthouse – Rocksprings
Location: 400 Main Street / West Street
Built: 1890 – 1891
Style: Romanesque Revival
Architect: Ben Davey and Bruno Schort of Kerrville
Contractor: Ben Davey and Bruno Schort of Kerrville
Description: The building faces south and is a two story course gray colored stone structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The south front has a protruding section with a stone arch around the entrance rising to a peak roof. The building was damaged by a tornado in 1927. In 2014, the building was renovated and restored. . The architect was Stan Klein and the contractor is J C Stoddard Construction Company. On the northeast corner of courthouse square is the old two story stone jail.
S – Kinney County
W – Val Verde County
Photos taken 2006. 2014 and 2017