Jim Hogg County

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Jim Hogg County is named for James Stephen Hogg, who was the twentieth governor of Texas from 1891 t0 1895.

 

Created:  March 31, 1913

County Seat: 

Hebbronville  1913 – present

 

County Courthouse – Hebbronville 

 

Location:  102 East Tiley Street / North Smith Street

Built:  1912 – 1913

Style:  Texas Renaissance

Architect:  Henry Truman Phelps of San Antonio

Contractor:  Ewing & Mager of Corpus Christie

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story white colored plaster with pink colored trim and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The west front has a large portico supported by four pillars rising to a header at the roof line. The recessed entrance is framed with a fanlight above the door and on the second story is a small balcony. On the south side is a small porch. The roof line is flat. The building was remodeled in 1981 and cover with plaster. The architect was Lyendecker & Cavazos and the contractor was Leyendecker Construction. On the southeast side is a one story concrete annex. On the northeast side is the old white colored two story County Jail.

 

See:  The architect Henry Truman Phelps of San Antonio, Texas

 

Note:  The courthouse is the first and only courthouse built in the County.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Duval County 

E – Brooks County 

S – Starr County 

W – Zapata County and Webb County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Courthouse in 2019

 

 

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Old County Jail

 

 

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Jail in 2019

Photos taken 2014 and 2019