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 to 1895.

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Duval County 

E – Brooks County 

S – Starr County 

W – Zapata County and Webb County

 

Created:  March 31, 1913                       Map of Texas highlighting Jim Hogg County

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 the landscaped grounds of the Courthouse Square in the center of Hebbronville. 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. In the interior, the courtroom is located in the center of the second story. The building houses the State District Court and Constitutional County Court. The building was remodeled in 1981 and covered with plaster. The architect was Lyendecker & Cavazos and the contractor was Leyendecker Construction. On the northeast side is the old white colored two story jail built in 1912 and on the southeast side is the County Courthouse Annex.

 

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

 

County Courthouse Annex – Hebbronville 

 

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Location:  201 North Oak Street / East Tiley Street

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a one story white colored concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Hebbronville on the southesst side of the courthouse. The building is “L” shaped with a glass wall on the north side of the south wing. The roof line is flat. The building houses the County Justice Court.

 

History:  The county was created in 1913 and Hebbronville was selected as the county seat. The courthouse is the first and present courthouse constructed in 1911 to 1912 at a cost of $125,000.

 

 

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County Courthouse - Hebbronville 

 

 

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Courthouse in 2019

 

 

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Old County Jail

 

 

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Jail in 2019

 

 

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County Courthouse Annex – Hebbronville

 

 

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Photos taken 2014 and 2019