COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1921
COUNTY NAMED FOR: John G. Kenedy, son of the founder of the King Ranch.
COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Sarita Kenedy, the daughter of King Ranch founder John G. Kenedy.
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
-1917 Texas Renaissance courthouse that has been
altered over the years.
building has been restored to its original configuration
since these photos were taken
ADDRESS: 101 Mallory, Srita, Texas