Created in 1887. Organized 1893, with Garden City county seat. Named for George W. Glasscock (1810-68), flatboating partner of Abraham Lincoln in Illinois.
Came to Texas 1834 and fought 1835-36 in the War for Independence from Mexico.
Built . . . — — Map (db m115861) HM
On May 9, 1893, a little over one month from the date of Glasscock County's formal organization, the first county commissioner's court issued bonds to erect a combination courthouse/jail building.
L. T. Noyes of Houston, with the assistance of . . . — — Map (db m115862) HM