COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1874
COUNTY NAMED FOR: John Lafayette Camp, who was serving as state senator from Upshur County and presented the petitions that led to establish the new county from a portion of Upshur County.
COUNTY SEATS: One - Pittsburg
COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR:
The family of William Harrison Pitts, settlers in the area from Georgia.
COURTHOUSES: Two - 187? and 1928
STANDING: 1928 Texas Renaissance structure with Classical Revival elements.