COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1851
COUNTY NAMED FOR: The native stone found in the area.
One - Mound Prairie, which was renamed
COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Fairfield, Alabama, the original home of early settlers.
Four - 1852, 1856, 1892, and 1919.
STANDING: One -1919 Classical Revival building built of brick,
plus at least three annex buildings near by.
NOTE: This building is very similar to the
Dallam County Courthouse in Dalhart by Smith & Townes, and the
Lynn County Courthouse in Tahoka by W. C. Rice.