Hidalgo in Hidalgo County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Old Hidalgo County Jail
Erected 1984 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3744.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Law Enforcement. A significant historical year for this entry is 1886.
Location. 26° 5.998′ N, 98° 15.753′ W. Marker is in Hidalgo, Texas, in Hidalgo County. Marker is at the intersection of East Esperanza Avenue and South 1st Street, on the right when traveling east on East Esperanza Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12 E Esperanza Ave, Hidalgo TX 78557, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this markerOld Hidalgo County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Hidalgo School (approx. Ό mile away); Vela Building (approx. Ό mile away); Historic Hidalgo (approx. 2 miles away); Sacred Heart Catholic Church (approx. 7.2 miles away); M & J Nelson Building (approx. 7.2 miles away); M. & J. Nelson Building (approx. 7.2 miles away); McAllen Post Office (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hidalgo.
Also see . . . Old Hidalgo Courthouse and Buildings (PDF). National Register of Historic Places nomination and photographs submitted for the complex, which includes the former courthouse and jail built in 1886 to replace ones destroyed by Rio Grande River flooding. (Texas Historical Commission) (Submitted on April 15, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 127 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 15, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.