Kenedy County Courthouse
Sarita, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1917
Architect - Henry S. Phelps
Photos: Robert Deering 9/4/2004
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1921

COUNTY NAMED FOR: John G. Kenedy, son of the founder of the King Ranch.

COUNTY SEATS: One - Sarita.

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Sarita Kenedy, the daughter of King Ranch founder John G. Kenedy.

COURTHOUSES: One - 1917.  Sarita initially served as the county seat for Willacy County and this courthouse was built for that purpose.  After Kenedy County was organized in 1921, Ramondville bacome county seat for Willacy County and Sarita became county seat for Kenedy County. 

STANDING: One -1917 Texas Renaissance courthouse that has been altered over the years. 

NOTE: This building has been restored to its original configuration since these photos were taken

ADDRESS:  101 Mallory, Srita, Texas

 
 

1917 Courthouse
Photo: Texas DoT 1939
 
 
1917 Courthouse
Photo: Robert Deering 1974