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JIM HOGG COUNTY, TEXAS

27 3' 0" N, 98 40' 48" W (27.05, -98.68)

Jim Hogg County Topics

  • History
  • Town List
  • Vintage Maps
  • Jim Hogg County TX
    Contiguous Counties:
    Duval County (N) Brooks County (E) Starr County (S) Zapata County (W) Webb County (NW)

    Jim Hogg County History

    1936 Texas Centennial Marker:

    Jim Hogg County

    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
    Jim Hogg County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Jim Hogg County Town List

    Cities, Towns & Ghost Towns: History, attractions, landmarks, architecture, monuments, museums, cemeteries, bridges, parks, vintage & contemporary images, area destinations, hotels, and forum.

    County Seat - Hebbronville
    Book Hotel Here - Hebbronville Hotels
  • Hebbronville County seat
  • Peña Station ghost town

  • Jim Hogg County Vintage Maps
    TX Jim Hogg  County 1907 Postal Map
    From 1907 Texas state map #2090 showing Jim Hogg County area
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Jim Hogg  County 1920s Map
    From 1920 Texas state map #10749 showing Jim Hogg County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Jim Hogg County 1940s Map
    From 1940 Texas state map #4335 showing Jim Hogg County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office

    Jim Hogg County
    1936 Texas Centennial Marker
    Courthouse Square, corner of N. Smith and E. Santa Clara,
    Hebbronville
    Jim Hogg County Texas Centennial Marker
    Jim Hogg County Centennial marker on courthouse square
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, July 2010
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