Pecos County Courthouse
Fort Stockton, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1883
Architect - L.B. Westerman / Falls City Construction Co.
Photos: Robert Deering 6/12/2004
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1875

COUNTY NAMED FOR: The Pecos River, which flows along the northern boundary of the county.

COUNTY SEATS: One - St. Gall, later renamed Fort Stockton.

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: The army post also named Fort Stockton.

COURTHOUSES: One - 1883

STANDING: One - 1883 Classical Revival courthouse built of stone. The building was extensively remodeled in 1912 by the Falls City Construction Company with a new facade and a copper dome. The dome was removed in the 1930's during another renovation effort.

 
 
 
1883 Courthouse
Before Modifications
 

1883 Courthouse
After Modifications
 

1883 Courthouse
Photo: Texas DoT 1939
 

 

Fort Stockton, Texas
Photos: Robert Deering 6/12/2004

 
First Baptist Church of Fort Stockton