Jim Hogg County Historical Markers

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Map of Jim Hogg County Historic Sites

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Jim Hogg County

Marker Title: Jim Hogg County
City: Hebbronville
County: Jim Hogg
Year Marker Erected: 1936
Marker Location: Courthouse Square, corner of N. Smith and E. Santa Clara, Hebbronville.
Marker Text: Formed from Brooks and Duval counties; created March 31, 1913; organized August 11, 1913. Named in honor of James Stephen Hogg, 1851-1906, first native Texan to serve as Governor; father of the Railroad Commission. Hebbronville, the county seat.

Jim Hogg County Courthouse

Marker Title: Jim Hogg County Courthouse
County: Jim Hogg
City: Hebbronville
Description: Simple, 2-story, stuccoed building originally with a one-story entrance porch with square piers in the Prairie style.
Substantial Modifications: One-story porch has been replaced with a two-story, (almost) full-width version with blocky but similar details with an "entablature" creating a more Neo Classical appearance. Front door has been changed to a Greek tabernacle frame architrave and set.

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