Reeves County

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Reeves County is named for George Robertson Reeves, who was a state legislator and a colonel in the Confederate army.

Created:  April 14, 1883

County Seat: 

Pecos  1883 – present

County Courthouse – Pecos

Location:  100 East 4th Street / South Oak Street

Built:  1936 – 1937

Style:  Renaissance Revival

Architect:  Trost & Trost of El Paso

Contractor:  J L Hair Construction Company

Description:  The building faces north and is a three story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city. The north front projects from the main building and has two arched entrances on the first story. The small east and west wings are one story. The hipped roof is red colored tile. The courtroom is located on the west side of the second story.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was designed and constructed by Martin, Byrne & Johnston in 1886 at a cost of $39,000. The second and present courthouse was constructed at a cost of $120,000.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Eddy County, New Mexico and Loving County

E – Ward County and Pecos County

S – Pecos County and Jeff Davis County

W – Culberson County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2014 and 2019