Details for Sutton County Courthouse (Atlas Number 5435005157)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5435005157


Marker Number 5157
Atlas Number 5435005157
Marker Title Sutton County Courthouse
Index Entry Sutton County Courthouse
Address Water & Main St.
City Sonora
County Sutton
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 342280
UTM Northing 3383264
Subject Codes courthouses
Marker Year 1962
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Corner of Water and Main Streets, Sonora
Marker Size Medallion Only
Marker Text This building site of all land transactions incident to development of county. Water well, a few feet from building, was first water here, where sheepmen watered their flocks, hence locating here as a home. Father of founder of the townsite killed father of one of West Texas' most prominent families on site of Courthouse over argument concerning watering sheep.