County Facilities

Alpine Facilities
The Brewster County Courthouse Gazebo on the shady Courthouse lawn is available for weddings and events.

The Ratcliff Memorial Garden is a small public garden featuring exotic landscaping, located behind the Brewster County Tax Office at 107 West Avenue E.

For details and reservations, contact the County Judge’s Office at 432-837-2412.

Marathon Facilities
The Post Park is an old-fashioned County Park five miles outside of Marathon, featuring cottonwoods, a spring-fed pond, picnic tables, dance slab, and barbecue area. Usually open to the public 24-7, the Post may also be reserved for special events.

The Marathon Community Center is a recently renovated, old-fashioned community hall on the Marathon Town Square. Suitable for dances, social events and meetings, it has a kitchen and updated HVAC. Accommodates 150 people.

For details and reservations, contact Commissioner Ruben Ortega at 432-294-1096.

Terlingua/Study Butte Facilities
The J.W. “Red” Pattillo Community Center in Study Butte was built in 2000 and is situated behind the Post Office at 201 Rex Ivey Rd. A ranch-style building with deep porches and comfortable, modern meeting space for social and community events and conferences. Can accommodate up to 125 people.

For details and reservations, contact Commissioner Sara Allen Colando at or 432-244-7656.

Emergency Facilities
For information about emergency facilities, contact the Office of Emergency Management at 432-837-9906 or Brewster County Sheriff’s Office at 432-837-5541.