Kinney County Courthouse
Bracketville, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1911
Architect -  L. L. Thurman
Photo: Robert Deering 9/3/2005
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1874

COUNTY NAMED FOR: Early settler and adventurer Henry Lawrence Kinney.

COUNTY SEATS: One - Bracketville, Texas.

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Oscar B. Brackett, who established the first general dry goods store near the site of Fort Clark in 1852.

COURTHOUSES: Three - 1869, 1879, and 1910

STANDING: Two -

  • The 1879 courthouse made of stone.  The building has been the home of the Masonic Lodge since 1911 and has also served as the U.S. Post Office, county offices, and other purpoes. 
  • The 1910 Beaux-Arts courthouse built of brick.

ADDRESS:  501 S Ann, Bracketville, Texas

 
 
 
 
1879 Courthouse
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

     
       

 

Kinney County Courthouse
Bracketville, Texas

 
 Completed - 1879
Architect -
Photos: Robert Deering 9/3/2005

ADDRESS:  503 S Ann St, Brackettville, TX 78832