COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1846
COUNTY NAMED FOR: The Lavaca River
Two - Petersburg and
COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: John and Margaret Hallett, one of the first families to settle in the area.
Five - 1847, 1850, 1852, 1875, and 1897
STANDING: One - 1897 Romanesque Revival courthouse built of stone.
RENOVATION: Complete -
Rededication September 11, 2010.