La Salle County Courthouse rededicated

COTULLA, Texas—The La Salle County Courthouse was rededicated on Jan. 26, following a four-year restoration made possible with more than $3.5 million in grant funds from the Texas Historical Commission (THC) through its award-winning Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program.



Welcome to La Salle County

Welcome to our website

Welcome to La Salle County’s Official Website.  We hope to make available here important information to help enhance your quality of life and to further your participation in county government.  While this new site is still in only the beginning stages, we will strive to provide you with some information about our community, county government, elected officials and their offices, county departments, as well as provide some online services and access to forms available for download.

La Salle County government officials all strive to be accessible and responsive to the needs of our citizens.  We are committed to providing excellent public service through the values of leadership, open government, fairness, respect and teamwork. 
We hope this site will continue to be a valuable resource for you and welcome any suggestions you may have.  Welcome to La Salle County!

Tax Rate Vote Scheduled

Notice on Vote on Tax Rate

The County of La Salle is scheduled to Vote on the 2015 effective tax rate of .442476 per $100 per property value with a debt service rate of $ .1949 per $100 of value at the Regularly Scheduled Meeting of the Commissioner Court, 101 Courthouse Square, Commissioner Court Room Cotulla, Texas 78014, October 19, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.


County Clerk reminds voters photo ID is required

La Salle County Clerk, Margarita A. Esqueda, would once again like to remind voters that photo identification is required for voting in person.

“We are working to make sure all voters understand the new ID requirements and have all the information they need to cast their ballots,” said Esqueda.

A voter will be required to show one of the following forms of photo identification at the polling location before the voter will be permitted to cast a vote:

  • Texas driver license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
  • Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS
  • Texas personal Identification card issued by DPS
  • Texas concealed handgun license issued by DPS
  • United States military identification card containing the person’s photograph
  • United States citizenship certificate containing the person’s photograph
  • United States passport

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Condolences to family of Angelica Martinez

La Salle County Sheriff Dept. (07-05-2015)

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the death of Correctional Officer Angelica Martinez. Martinez was a C/O at our Encinal facility. We ask that you pray for her children, family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time.  Laredo PD has charged a suspect in her murder and we pray for justice.


Our condolences to Angelica's family and friends from all of the La Salle County Government personnel.

Martinez Park Ground Breaking

County of La Salle, State of Texas

Martinez Park Improvements Ground Breaking

January 21, 2014

The Martinez Park Improvement project will feature four competition grade softball fields with covered bench seating.  A public "Sombrilla" plaza will provide a gathering space during sporting or other civic events.

The sports complex will have a designated children's playground and bar-b-que grills to create a park-like atmosphere for visitors during sponsored events or anytime.  Another key attribute of the sports complex will be a wellness track containing three separate exercise stations that have been designed to accommodate all age groups.

The complex will have individual press boxes for each baseball field; concession stand for food and beverage service and shower / changing facilities for sports participants.  Four batting cages with coin operated options will allow individuals to practice at anytime independant of sporting events.

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