Atascosa County Courthouse
Jourdanton, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1912
Architect - Henry T. Phelps
Photos: Robert Deering 1/26/2004
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1857

COUNTY NAMED FOR: Atascosa is Spanish for an impediment to travel, such as bog, mud, etc

COUNTY SEATS: Four- Navatosca, Amphion, Pleasanton, and Jourdanton

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR:  Jourdan Campbell, a local land promoter.

COURTHOUSES: Three - Pleasanton in 1858 and 1885; Jourdanton in 1912.

STANDING: One -1912 Mission-style courthouse with Spanish tiled roof and balconies.

RENOVATION: Complete - Rededication June 14, 2003

LOCATION:  1 Courthouse Circle Drive, Suite 102, Jourdanton, Texas 78026

     
 
 

1885 Courthouse in Pleasanton
Painting: Longhorn Museum in Pleasanton
 
1912 Courthouse in Jourdanton
Photo: Texas DoT 1939

 

1912 Courthouse
Photo:
Robert Deering 1974 



1915 Atascosa County Jail