Below you’ll find information on each of the 254 counties in Texas including the parent county or counties, county seat, and the land area it covers.

CountyYear
Formed
Parent County(s)County SeatArea
(sq. mi.)
Anderson1846HoustonPalestine1,077
Andrews1875BexarAndrews1,501
Angelina1846NacogdochesLufkin807
Aransas1871RefugioRockport280
Archer1858FanninArcher City907
Armstrong1876BexarClause910
Atascosa1856BexarJourdanton1,218
Austin1837Old Mexican MunicipalityBellville656
Bailey1876BexarMuleshoe827
Bandera1856Uvalde, BexarBandera793
Bastrop1836Old Mexican MunicipalityBastrop895
Baylor1858FanninSeymour862
Bee1857Goliad, Refugio, Live Oak, San PatricioBeeville880
Bell1850MilamBelton1,055
Bexar1836Old Mexican MunicipalitySan Antonio1,248
Blanco1858Gillespie, Comal, Burnet, HaysJohnson City714
Borden1876BexarGail900
Bosque1854McLennan, MilamMeridian989
Bowie1840Red RiverNew Boston891
Brazoria1836Old Mexican MunicipalityAngleton1,407
Brazos1841Washington, RobertsonBryan588
Brewster1887PresidioAlpine6,169
Briscoe1876BexarSilverton887
Brooks1911Starr, Zapata, HidalgoFalfurrias942
Brown1856Travis, ComancheBrownwood936
Burleson1846Milam, WashingtonCaldwell668
Burnet1852Travis, Bell, WilliamsonBurnet994
Caldwell1848GonzalesLockhart546
Calhoun1846Victoria, Matagorda, JacksonPort Lavaca540
Callahan1858Bexar, Travis, BosqueBaird899
Cameron1848NuecesBrownsville905
Camp1874UpshurPittsburg203
Carson1876BexarPanhandle924
Cass1846BowieLinden937
Castro1876BexarDimmitt899
Chambers1858Jefferson, LibertyAnahuac616
Cherokee1846NacogdochesRusk1,052
Childress1876Bexar, Youngland DistrictChildress707
Clay1857CookeHenrietta1,085
Cochran1876BexarMorton775
Coke1889Tom GreenRobert Lee908
Coleman1858Travis, BrownColeman1,277
Collin1846FanninMcKinney851
Collingsworth1876Bexar, Youngland DistrictWellington909
Colorado1837Old Mexican MunicipalityColumbus964
Comal1846Bexar, Gonzales, TravisNew Braunfels555
Comanche1856Bosque, CoryellComanche930
Concho1858BexarPaint Rock992
Cooke1848FanninGainesville893
Coryell1854BellGatesville1,057
Cottle1876FanninPuducah2,800
Crane1887Tom GreenCrane782
Crockett1875BexarOzona2,806
Crosby1876BexarCrosbyton898
Culberson1911El PasoVan Horn3,815
Dallam1876BexarDalhart1,505
Dallas1846Nacogdoches, RobertsonDallas880
Dawson1876BexarLamesa903
Deaf Smith1876BexarHereford1,497
Delta1870Hopkins, LamarCooper278
Denton1846FanninDenton911
De Witt1846Goliad, Gonzales, VictoriaCuero910
Dickens1876BexarDickens907
Dimmit1858Uvalde, Bexar, Maverick, WebbCarrizo Springs1,307
Donley1881JackClarendon929
Duval1858Live Oak, Starr, NuecesSan Diego1,795
Eastland1858Bosque, Coryell, TravisEastland924
Ector1887Tom GreenOdessa903
Edwards1858BexarRocksprings2,120
Ellis1850NavarroWaxahachie939
El Paso1849BexarEl Paso1,014
Erath1856Bosque, CoryellStephenville1,080
Falls1850Limestone, MilamMarlin770
Fannin1837Red RiverBonham895
Fayette1837Bastrop, ColoradoLa Grange950
Fisher1876BexarRoby897
Floyd1876BexarFloydada992
Foard1891Hardeman, Knox, King, CottleCrowell703
Fort Bend1837AustinRichmond876
Franklin1875TitusMount Vernon294
Freestone1850LimestoneFairfield888
Frio1858Atascosa, Bexar, UvaldePearsall1,133
Gaines1876BexarSeminole1,504
Galveston1838BrazoriaGalveston399
Garza1876BexarPost895
Gillespie1848BexarFredericksburg1,061
Glasscock1887Tom GreenGarden City900
Goliad1836Old Mexican MunicipalityGoliad859
Gonzales1836Old Mexican MunicipalityGonzales1,068
Gray1876BexarPampa921
Grayson1846FanninSherman934
Gregg1873Rusk, UpshurLongview273
Grimes1846MontgomeryAnderson799
Guadalupe1846Bexar, GonzalesSeguin713
Hale1876BexarPlainview1,005
Hall1876Bexar, YoungMemphis876
Hamilton1842Bosque, Comanche, Lampasas, CoryellHamilton836
Hansford1876Bexar, YoungSpearman921
Hardeman1858FanninQuanah688
Hardin1858Jefferson, LibertyKountze898
Harris1836Harrisburg MunicipalityHouston1,734
Harrison1839ShelbyMarshall908
Hartley1876Bexar, YoungChanning1,462
Haskell1858Fannin, MilamHaskell901
Hays1848TravisSan Marcos678
Hemphill1876Bexar, YoungCanadian903
Henderson1846Houston, NacogdochesAthens888
Hidalgo1852CameronEdinburg1,569
Hill1853NavarroHillsboro968
Hockley1876Bexar, YoungLevelland908
Hood1865JohnsonGranbury425
Hopkins1846Lamar, NacogdochesSulphur Springs789
Houston1837NacogdochesCrockett1,234
Howard1876Bexar, YoungBig Spring901
Hudspeth1917El PasoSierra Blanca4,566
Hunt1846Fannin, NacogdochesGreenville840
Hutchinson1876BexarStinnett871
Irion1881Tom GreenMertzon1,052
Jack1856CookeJacksboro920
Jackson1836Old Mexican MunicipalityEdna844
Jasper1836Old Mexican MunicipalityJasper921
Jeff Davis1887PresidioFort Davis2,258
Jefferson1836Old Mexican MunicipalityVeaumont937
Jim Hogg1913Brooks, DuvalHebbronville1,136
Jim Wells1911NuecesAlice867
Johnson1854Ellis, Hill, NavarroCleburne731
Jones1858Bexar, BosqueAnson931
Karnes1854BexarKarnes City753
Kaufman1848HendersonKaugman788
Kendall1862Derr, BlancoBoerne663
Kenedy1921Willacy, Hidalgo, CameronSarita1,389
Kent1876Bexar, YoungJayton878
Kerr1856BexarKerrville1,107
Kimble1858BexarJunction1,250
King1876BexarGuthrie914
Kinney1850BexarBrackettville1,359
Kleberg1917NuecesKingsville853
Knox1858Young, BexarBenjamin845
Lamar1840Red RiverParis919
Lamb1876BexarLittlefield1,013
Lampasas1856Bell, TravisLampasas714
La Salle1858Bexar, WebbCotulla1,517
Lavaca1846Colorado, Victoria, Jackson, GonzalesHalletsville971
Lee1874Bastrop, Burleson, Washington, FayetteGiddings631
Leon1846RobertsonCenterville1,078
Liberty1836Old Mexican MunicipalityLiberty1,174
Limestone1846RobertsonGroesbeck931
Lipscomb1876BexarLipscomb933
Live Oak1856Nueces, San PatricioGeorge West1,057
Llano1856BexarLlano939
Loving1887Tom GreenMantone671
Lubbock1876Bexar, CrosbyLubbock900
Lynn1876BexarTahoka888
McCulloch1856BexarBrady1,071
McLennan1856MilamWaco1,031
McMullen1858Bexar, Live Oak, AtascosaTilden1,163
Madison1854Leon, Grimes, WalkerMadisonville473
Marion1860CassJefferson385
Martin1876BexarStanton914
Mason1858GillespieMason934
Matagorda1836Old Mexican MunicipalityBay City1,127
Maverick1856KenedyEagle Pass1,287
Medina1848BexarHondo1,331
Menard1858BexarMenard902
Midland1885Tom GreenMidland902
Milam1836Old Mexican MunicipalityCameron1,019
Mills1887Comanche, Brown, Hamilton, LampasasGoldthwaite748
Mitchell1878BexarColroado City912
Montague1857CookeMontague928
Montgomery1837WashingtonConroe1,047
Moore1876BexarDumas905
Morris1875TitusDaingerfield256
Motley1876BexarMatador959
Nacogdoches1836Old Mexican MunicipalityNacogdocges939
Navarro1846RobertsonCorsicana1,068
Newton1846JasperNewton935
Nolan1881Young, BexarSweetwater915
Nueces1846San PatricioCorpus Christi847
Ochiltree1876BexarPerryton919
Oldham1876BexarVega1,485
Orange1852JeffersonOrange362
Palo Pinto1856Navarro, BosquePalo Pinto949
Panola1846Harrison, ShelbyCarthage812
Parker1855Bosque, NavarroWeatherford902
Parmer1876BexarFarwell885
Pecos1871PresidioFort Stockton4,776
Polk1846LibertyLivingston1,061
Potter1876BexarAmarillo902
Presidio1852BexarMarfa3,857
Rains1870Hopkins, Hunt, WoodEmory243
Randall1876BexarCanyon917
Reagan1903Tom GreenBig Lake1,173
Real1913Bandera, Kerr, EdwardsLeakey697
Red River1836Old Mexican MunicipalityClarksville1,054
Reeves1883PecosPecos2,626
Refugio1836Old Mexican MunicipalityRefugio771
Roberts1876BexarMiami915
Robertson1837MilamFranklin864
Rockwall1873KaufmanRockwall128
Runnels1858Bexar, TravisBallinger1,056
Rusk1843NacogdochesHenderson932
Sabine1836Old Mexican MunicipalityHemphill486
San Augustine1836Old Mexican MunicipalitySan Augustine524
San Jacinto1870Liverty, Polk, Montgomery, WalkerColdspring572
San Patricio1836Old Mexican MunicipalitySinton693
San Saba1856BexarSan Saba1,136
Schleicher1887CrockettEldorado1,309
Scurry1876BexarSnyder900
Shackelford1858BosqueAlbany915
Shelby1836Old Mexican MunicipalityCenter791
Sherman1876BexarStratford923
Smith1846NacogdochesTyler932
Somervell1875Hood, JohnsonGlen Rose188
Starr1848NuecesRio Grande City1,226
Stephens1858BosqueBreckenridge894
Sterling1841Tom GreenSterling City923
Stonewall1876BexarAspermont925
Sutton1840CrockettSonora1,455
Swisher1876Bexar, YoungTulia902
Tarrant1849NavarroFort Worth868
Taylor1858Bexar, TravisAbilene917
Terrell1905PecosSanderson2,357
Terry1876BexarBrownfield886
Throckmorton1858FanninThrockmorton912
Titus1846Red River, BowieMount Pleasant412
Tom Green1874BexarSan Angelo1,515
Travis1840BastropAustin989
Trinity1850HoustonGroveton692
Tyler1846LibertyWoodville922
Upshur1846Harrison, NacogdochesGilmer587
Upton1867Tom GreenRankin1,243
Uvalde1850BexarUvalde1,564
Val Verde1885Crockett, Kinney, PecosDel Rio3,150
Van Zandt1848HendersonCanton855
Victoria1836Old Mexican MunicipalityVictoria887
Walker1846MontgomeryHuntsville786
Waller1873Austin, GrimesHempstead514
Ward1887Tom GreenMonahans836
Washington1836Texas MunicipalityBrenham610
Webb1848BexarLaredo3,363
Wharton1846Matagorda, JacksonWharton1,086
Wheeler1876Bexar, YoungWheeler905
Wichita1858Youngland DistrictWichita Falls606
Wilbarger1858BexarVernon947
Willacy1911Hidalgo, CameronRaymondville589
Williamson1848MilamGeorgetown1,137
Wilson1860Bexar, KarnesFloresville807
Winkler1887Tom GreenKermit840
Wise1856CookeDecatur902
Wood1850Van ZandtQuitman689
Yoakum1876BexarPlains800
Young1856Bosque, FanninGraham919
Zapata1858Starr, WebbZapata999
Zavala1858Uvalde, MaverickCrystal City1,298

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