Trinity County Courthouse
Groveton, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1914
Architect - C. H. Page & Brother
Photos: Robert Deering 8/31/2001
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1850

COUNTY NAMED FOR: The Trinity River, which forms its southeastern boundary of the county.

COUNTY SEATS: Three - Sumpter, Pennington, and Groveton.

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: The name Grovetown was suggested because of a stand of blackjack trees between the mill and the town; residents almost immediately shortened it to Groveton.

COURTHOUSES: Five - 1850 and 1857 in Sumpter; 1874 in Pennington; 1884 and 1914 in Groveton.

STANDING:  One - 1914 courthouse built of brick.

RENOVATION: Compelte - Rededication July 22, 2011

 
 

1884 Courthouse
 

1914 Courthouse
Photo: Texas Historical Commission ca1917
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Groveton, Texas
Photo: Robert Deering
8/31/2001

 
Post Office in Groveton