Aransas County Courthouse
Rockport, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1956
Architect - Lynn A. Evans
Photo: Robert Deering 6/26/2015
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1871

COUNTY NAMED FOR: The name Aransas came from the Rio Nuestra Senora de Aranzazu, which has its origin in an estate in Spain.

COUNTY SEATS: One - Rockport.

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR:  Rockport's name is geographically descriptive and refers to a ledge of rock near the Gulf of Mexico.

COURTHOUSES: Two - 1889 and 1956.

STANDING: One - 1956 courthouse in Modern "motel" style, built of brick and steel. An addition was completed in 1983.

LOCATION:  301 N Live Oak St, Rockport, TX

 
 
 
1889 Courthouse
Photo: Texas DoT 1939
 
 
1956 Courthouse
Photo: Robert Deering 1974