COUNTY NAMED FOR: The name Bexar was commonly applied to the presidio of San Antonio de Béxar and the villa of San Fernando de Béxar, which developed into the present city of San Antonio, as well as to the municipality from which modern Bexar County evolved.
One - San Antonio
COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR:
The town grew out of San Antonio de Béxar Presidio, founded 1718, and the villa of San Fernando de Béxar, chartered by Canary Islanders in 1731.
COURTHOUSES: Five -1837, 1850, 1882, 1892, and 1988.
STANDING: Two -
- 1892 Romanesque Revival building made of red granite, with a unique beehive tower. There have been numerous additions dating from 1928.
- Also standing is the 1988 brick courthouse.