Pottstown Weekend Market (1).png
Contact
  • iHutto Facebook Page
  • iHutto YouTube
  • I Love Hutto Instagram

iHutto is about connecting community, one neighbor at a time, through interaction, imagination, and innovation. We want the world to know Hutto is more than hippos (though we are the Hippo Capital of Texas). We are a hardworking, caring, big-hearted, and all around great community that's changing quickly.But there's one thing that remains the same, it has always been and will always be everything we are, a bunch of neighbors that help one another while showing off our hippo pride.

 

iHutto is privately owned and not affiliated with the City of Hutto. We offer free directory listings to local businesses or businesses that serve Hutto in our full directory. Premium ad spots available at affordable annual rates. All hippo photos and Hutto photos, not otherwise noted, are property of iHutto. Permission to replicate, reproduce, or otherwise copy photos must have written approval. Contact@iHutto.com for more information.

All information listed on iHutto is public information or has been approved by the entity. 

© 2017 by iHutto.com | Privacy Policy | Website Policy

A Little Texas History

Because everything really is bigger in Texas, did you know that Texas has more counties than any other state in the country? There are 254 to be exact. It's even more interesting to learn how each came to be named.

Williamson County 

Formed in 1848 and was named after Robert McAlpin Williamson, Veteran of the Battle of San Jacinto.

Travis County 

Formed in 1840, home of the capital and was named after William Barret Travis, commander at the Battle of the Alamo.

Milam County 

Formed in 1836 and was named after Benjamin Rush Milam, soldier of the Texas Revolution.

Dallam County  

Formed in 1876 and was named after James Wilmer Dallam, lawyer and newspaper publisher.

Sherman County  

Formed in 1876 and was named after Sidney Sherman, soldier in the Texas Revolution.

Hansford County  

Formed in 1876 and was named after John M. Hansford, judge and congressman.

Ochiltree County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after William Beck Ochiltree, judge and Confederate army officer.

Lipscomb County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Judge Abner Smith Lipscomb, secretary of state of the Republic.

Hartley County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Oliver C. Hartley and brother, Rufus K. Hartley, legislators and attorneys.

Moore County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Edwin Ward Moore, commander of the Navy in Texas.

Hutchinson County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Andrew Hutchinson, attorney in Texas.

Roberts County 

Formed in 1889 and was named after Oran Milo Roberts, governor of Texas.

Hemphill County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after John Hemphill, Confederate congressman.

Oldham County 

Formed in 1880 and was named after Willamson Simpson Oldham, pioneer and senator.

Potter County 

Formed in 1887 and was named after Robert Potter, signer of Texas Declaration of Independence.

Carson County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Samuel Price Carson, the Republic of Texas first secretary.

Gray County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Peter W. Gray, attorney and soldier in American Civil War.

Wheeler County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Royal Tyler Wheeler, chief justice.

Deaf Smith County 

Formed in 1890 and was named after Erastus "Deaf" Smith, deaf soldier in Texas Revolution.

Randall County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Horace Randal, a brigadier killed in battle but because of a spelling error the county is known as Randall.

Armstrong County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after a pioneer family named Armstrong.

Donley County 

Formed in 1882 and was named after Stockton P. Donley, an attorney.

Collingsworth County 

Formed in 1891 and was named after James Collingsworth, signed the Texas Declaration of Independence.

Parmer County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Martin Parmer, signed the Texas Declaration of Independence and judge.

Castro County 

Formed in 1891 and was named after Henri Castro, a founder of a colony in Texas.

Swisher County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after James G. Swisher, soldier and signer of Texas Declaration of Independence.

Briscoe County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Andrew Briscoe, soldier in the Texas Revolution.

Hall County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Warren D.C. Hall, secretary of war.

Childress County 

Formed in 1887 and was named after George Campbell Childress, who wrote the Texas Declaration of Independence.

Bailey County 

Formed in 1918 and was named after Peter James Bailey, a man that helped defend the Alamo.

Lamb County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after George A. Lamb, a soldier who died in the Battled of San Jacinto.

Hale County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Lt. John C. Hale, a Battle of San Jacinto hero.

Floyd County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Dolphin Ward Floyd, who died on his birthday while defending the Alamo.

Motley County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Junius William Mottley, another misspelling error, he signed the Texas Declaration of Independence.

Cottle County 

Formed in 1892 and was named after George Washington Cottle, died defending the Alamo.

Hardeman County 

Formed  in 1889 and was named after Bailey Hardeman and Thomas Jones Hardeman, two politicians of early Texas.

Foard County 

Formed in 1891 and was named after Robert Levi Foard, a soldier of the American Civil War.

Wilbarger County 

Formed in 1858 and was named after Josiah Pugh Wilbarger and Mathias Wilbarger, early settlers of Texas.

Wichita County 

Formed in 1858 and was named after the Indians that once inhabited the area.

Clay County 

Formed in 1857 and was named after Henry Clay, a famous statesman.

Montague County 

Formed in 1858 and was named after Daniel Montague, a soldier of the Mexican-American War.

Cooke County 

Formed in 1848 and was named after William Gordon Cooke, a soldier in the Texas Revolution.

Grayson County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after Peter Wagener Grayson, attorney general of the Republic.

Willacy County 

Formed in 1911 and was named after John G. Willacy, senator.

Cameron County 

Formed in 1848 and was named after Captain Ewen Cameron, soldier in the Texas Revolution.

Hidalgo County 

Formed  in 1852 and was named after Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, "cry for Mexican independence from Spanish rule".

Starr County 

Formed in 1838 and was named after James Harper Starr, secretary of state.

Fannin County 

Formed in 1837 and was named after James Fannin, commander of Texans killed in Goliad Massacre.

Lamar County 

Formed in 1841 and was named after Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar, second president of Texas.

Delta County 

Formed in 1870 and was named Delta because of the county's triangle shape.

Red River County 

Formed in 1837 and was named after the northern boundary of the state which is the Red River.

Bowie County 

Formed in 1840 and was named after James Bowie, a knife wielding legend that died in the Battle of the Alamo.

Cochran County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Robert E. Cochran, defended the Alamo.

Hockley County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after George Washington Hockley, secretary of war.

Bastrop County 

Formed in 1836 and was named after Felipe Enrique Neri, Baron de Bastrop; who escaped to Texas from the Netherlands where he was wanted for embezzlement.

Lubbock County 

Formed in 1851 and was named after Thomas Saltus Lubbock, a Texas Ranger.

Crosby County 

Formed in 1876 and was named for Stephen Crosby, a land commissioner.

Dickens County 

Formed in 1891 and was named after J. Dickens, died at Battle of the Alamo.

King County 

Formed in 1852 and was named after William Rufus King, Vice-President of Washington territory but in 1986 it was renamed in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Knox County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Henry Know, a general in the American Revolutionary War.

Baylor County 

Formed in 1858 and was named after Henry Weidner Baylor, a Texas Rangers surgeon.

Archer County 

Formed in 1858 and was named after Tanner Archer, a Texas commissioner.

Yoakum County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Henderson King Yoakum, a historian for Texas.

Terry County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Benjamin Franklin Terry, a Confederate colonel.

Lynn County 

Formed in 1876 from Bexar County.

Garza County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after a prominent family of Jose Antonio de la Garza.

Kent County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Andrew Kent, a soldier that died at the Battle of the Alamo.

Stonewall County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Stonewall Jackson, a famous general of the Confederate Army.

Haskell County 

Formed in 1858 and was named after Charles Ready Haskell, killed in the Goliad massacre.

Throckmorton County 

Formed in 1879 and was named after William Throckmorton, an early settler of the area.

Young County 

Formed in 1856 and was named after William Cocke Young, an early settler and soldier.

Jack County 

Formed in 1856 and was named after brothers Patrick Churchill Jack and William Houston Jack, soldiers in the Texas Revolution.

Wise County 

Formed in 1856 and was named after Henry Alexander Wise, a US Congressman.

Denton County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after John B. Denton, a minister, lawyer, soldier and politician.

Collin County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after Collin McKinney, one of 5 that drafted the Texas Declaration of Independence.

Rains County 

Formed in 1870 and was named after Emory Rains, state legislator.

Hopkins County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after David Hopkins, an early settler.

Franklin County 

Formed in 1875 and was named after Judge Benjamin C. Franklin though it was never officially recorded.

Titus County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after Andrew Jackson Titus, early settler of the area.

Morris County 

Formed in 1875 and was named after William Wright Morris, a judge and planter.

Cass County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after Lewis Cass, senator that favored the Texas annexation even though he was from Michigan.

Camp County 

Formed in 1874 and was named after John Lafayette Camp, politician.

Gaines County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after James Gaines, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence.

Dawson County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Nicholas Mosby Dawson, soldier in the Texas Revolution.

Borden County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Gail Borden, a businessman, publisher, inventor.

Scurry County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after William Read Scurry, Confederate Army general.

Fisher County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Samuel Rhoads Fisher, signer of Texas Declaration of Independence and secretary of Navy.

Jones County 

Formed in 1881 and was named after Anson Jones, fifth president of Republic of Texas.

Shackelford County 

Formed in 1874 and was named after Dr. John Shackelford, who paid out of his own pocket to equip soldiers with supplies needed in the Texas Revolution.

Palo Pinto County 

Formed in 1856 and was named after Palo Pinto Creek, a very disturbing piece of history.

Parker County 

Formed in 1855 and was named after Isaac Parker, state legislator.

Tarrant County 

Formed in 1849 and was named after General Edward H. Tarrant, Republic of Texas Militia.

Rockwall County 

Formed in 1873 and was named after the former county's city Rockwall.

Dallas County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after George Mifflin Dallas, 11th Vice President of the U.S.

Kaufman County 

Formed in 1848 and was named after David Spangler Kaufman, diplomat and congressman.

Van Zandt County 

Formed in 1848 and was named after Isaac Van Zandt, member of Congress.

Wood County 

Formed in 1850 and was named after Bryan Hughes, lawyer and county native.

Upshur County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after Abel P. Upshur, U.S. Secretary.

Marion County 

Formed in 1860 and was named after Francis Marion, war general known as "Swamp Fox".

Gregg County 

Formed in 1873 and was named after John Gregg, confederate general in American Civil War.

Andrews County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Richard Andrews, soldier in the Texas Revolution.

Loving County 

Formed in 1931 and was named after Oliver Loving, cattle rancher and pioneer.

Winkler County 

Formed in 1887 and was named after Clinton M. Winkler, Colonel of Confederate Army.

Ector County 

Formed in 1893 and was named after Mathew Ector, Confederate general, American Civil War.

Midland County 

Formed in 1885 and was named because it was "midway" between Fort Worth and El Paso.

Glasscock County 

Formed in 1889 and was named after George Washington Glasscock, early settler of Austin.

Sterling County 

Formed in 1891 and was named after W.S. Sterling, early settler.

Coke County 

Formed in 1889 and was named after Richard Coke, 15th governor of Texas.

Runnels County 

Formed in 1858 and was named after Hiram G. Runnels, state legislator.

Coleman County 

Formed in1858 and was named after Robert M. Coleman, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence.

Brown County 

Formed in 1856 and was named after Henry Stevenson Brown, commander at the Battle of Velasco.

Comanche County 

Formed in 1856 and was named after the Comanche Tribe because they are the first known inhabitants of the area.

Hamilton County 

Formed in 1856 and was named after James Hamilton Jr., provided financial aid to Texas even though he was the governor of South Carolina.

Bosque County 

Formed in 1854 and was named after the Bosque River.

Hill County 

Formed in 1853 and was named after George Washington Hill, secretary of war and secretary of Navy, surgeon, early settler.

Navarro County 

Formed  in 1846 and was named after Jose Antonio Navarro, Tejano leader that signed the Texas Declaration of Independence.

Panola County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after the Native American word for cotton.

Anderson County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after Kenneth L. Anderson, was Vice President of Republic of Texas.

Cherokee County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after the Cherokee Indians who were expelled from the area when the settlers arrived.

Mills County 

Formed in 1887 and was named after John T. Mills, justice of Texas Supreme Court.

Freestone County 

Formed in 1851 and was formed from Limestone County.

Nacogdoches County 

Formed in 1836 and was named after the son of an Indian chief who sent his two bickering sons on a three day journey by foot and ordered them to settle down where they ended up at. (The brother was named Natchitoches and he ended up in Louisiana).

Shelby County 

Formed in 1836 and was named after Isaac Shelby, first governor of Kentucky.

Limestone County 

Formed in 1841 and was formed from Robertson County.

McLennan County 

Formed in 1850 and was named after Neil McLennan, early settler to the area.

Ward County 

Formed in 1887 and was named after Thomas W. Ward, soldier in the Texas Revolution.

Crane County 

Formed in 1887 and was named after William Carey Crane, a president of Baylor University.

Upton County 

Formed in 1887 and was named after brothers Jonn C. and William F. Upton, Colonels in Confederate army.

Reagan County 

Formed in 1903 and was named after John Henninger Reagan, postmaster in Confederate States and later a U.S. Senator.

Irion County 

Formed in 1889 and was named after Robert Anderson Irion, secretary of state.

Tom Green County 

Formed in 1874 and was named after Thomas Green, Confederate general.

Concho County 

Formed in 1858 and was named after the Concho River.

McCulloch County 

Formed in 1856 and was named after Benjamin McCulloch, Texas Ranger.

San Saba County 

Formed in 1856 and was named after San Saba River.

Lampasas County 

Formed in 1856 and was named after Lampasas River.

Coryell County 

Formed in 1854 and was named after James Coryell, frontiersman, Texas Ranger, killed by Indians while protecting others.

Leon County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after Martin De Leon, founder of Victoria, Texas.

Houston County 

Formed in 1837 and was named after Sam Houston, famous President of Republic of Texas, Governor of Texas and soldier. Most famous for his role in bringing Texas into the U.S.

Angelina County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after a Hainai Native American that was named Angelina by the missionaries she helped.

San Augustine County 

Formed in 1837 and was named after saint Augustine of Hippo, an early Christian theologian and philosopher.

Sabine County 

Formed in 1837 and was named after the Sabine River.

Falls County 

Formed in 1850 and was named after the 10 foot waterfall on the Brazos River that ironically disappeared after the river changed course following a storm in 1866.

Schleicher County 

Formed in 1887 and was named after Gustav Schleicher, German immigrant that came to the country to become a surveyor and later politician.

Menard County 

Formed in 1858 and was named after Michel Branamour Menard, he founded Galveston.

Mason County 

Formed  in 1858 and was named after Fort Mason.

Llano County 

Formed in 1856 and was named after the Llano River.

Burnet County 

Formed in 1852 and was named after David Gouverneur Burnet, president of Republic of Texas, technically the first provisional one.

Bell County 

Formed in 1850 and was named after Peter Hansborough Bell, the third governor of Texas.

Robertson County 

Formed in 1837 and was named after Sterling C. Robertson, signer of Texas Declaration of Independence and early settler.

Madison County 

Formed in 1854 and was named after James Madison, the 4th President of the United States.

Trinity County 

Formed in 1850 and was named after the Trinity River.

Polk County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after James Knox Polk , the 11th President of the United States.

Tyler County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after John Tyler, the 10th President of the United States.

Jasper County 

Formed in 1836 and was named after William Jasper, a war hero in the American Revolutionary War.

Newton County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after John Newton, war veteran of American Revolutionary War.

San Jacinto County 

Formed in 1870 and was named after the San Jacinto River.

Hunt County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after Memucan Hunt Jr., Texas minister to the U.S. and Texas Secretary of the Navy.

Harrison County 

Formed in 1839 and was named after Jonas Harrison, lawyer in Texas.

Martin County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Wylie Martin, early settler.

Howard County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Volney E. Howard, United States Congressman.

Mitchell County 

Formed in 1876 and was named after Asa and Eli Mitchell, early settlers of Texas and later soldiers of the Texas Revolution.

Nolan County 

Formed in 1881 and was named after Philip Nolan, who was among the first American traders to bring goods to Texas for trade.

Taylor County 

Formed in 1858 and was named after three brothers who died at the Alamo, Edward, George and James Taylor.

Callahan County 

Formed in 1877 and was named after James Hughes Callahan, soldier in the Texas Revolution.

Eastland County 

Formed in 1858 and was named after William Mosby Eastland, the only soldier to die in the "Black Bean Executions".

Erath County 

Formed in 1856 and was named after George Bernard Erath, surveyor and soldier of Battle of San Jacinto.

Hood County 

Formed in 1866 and was named after John Bell Hood, Lt. General and Commander of Hood's Texas Brigade.

Johnson County 

Formed in 1854 and was named after Middleton Johnson, Texas Ranger and politician.

Ellis County 

Formed in 1849 and Richard Ellis, assisted in producing the Texas Declaration of Independence.

Somervell County 

Formed in 1875 and was named after Alexander Somervell, secretary of war.

Henderson County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after James Pinckney Henderson, the 1st Attorney General of Texas.

Smith County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after James Smith, a general in the Texas Revolution.

Rusk County 

Formed in 1843 and was named after Thomas Jefferson Rusk, secretary of war.

El Paso County 

Formed in 1848 and is short for El Paso del Norte which means The Pass to the North, it was named El Paso because of the pass the Rio Grande river that cuts between the mountains.

Hudspeth County 

Formed in 1917 and was named after Claude Benton Hudspeth, state senator.

Culberson County 

Formed in 1911 and was named after David B. Culberson, lawyer and soldier.

Reeves County 

Formed in 1883 and was named after George R. Reeves, state legislator and colonel.

Pecos County 

Formed in 1871 and was named after the Pecos River.

Jeff Davis County 

Formed in 1887 and was named after Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War and President of Confederate States.

Presidio County 

Formed in 1850 and was named after an ancient border of Presidio del Norte.

Brewster County 

Formed in 1887 and was named after Colonel Henry Percy Brewster, secretary of war and is the largest county in the state.

Terrell County 

Formed in 1905 and was named after Alexander W. Terrell, state senator.

Val Verde County 

Formed in 1885 and was named after a civil war battle that took place in the "green valley" which is what Val Verde means.

Brazos County 

Formed in 1841 and was named after the Brazos River.

Grimes County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after Jesse Grimes, signer of Texas Declaration of Independence and settler of the area.

Burleson County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after Edward Burleson, general of Texas Revolution.

Sutton County 

Formed in 1887 and was named after John S. Sutton, officer of Confederate Army.

Kimble County 

Formed in 1858 and was named after George C. Kimble, soldier that died at the Alamo.

Gillespie County 

Formed in 1848 and was named after Robert Addison Gillespie, Texas Ranger and Indian fighter that served as a soldier in the Mexican-American War.

Blanco County 

Formed in 1858 and was named after the Blanco River.

Lee County 

Formed in 1874 and was named after Robert E. Lee, famous commander of the Confederate Army in North Virginia.

Montgomery County 

Formed in 1837 and was named for the town Montgomery as an act of Congress and is the official birth place of the Texas Flag.

Liberty County 

Formed in 1836 and was named to give hope, holds a replica of the Liberty Bell and is the third oldest city in Texas.

Hardin County 

Formed in 1858 and was named after a family from Liberty County.

Jefferson County 

Formed in 1836 and was named after United States President, Thomas Jefferson.

Orange County 

Formed in 1852 and was named after the orange fruit common to early settlers, the county lies near the mouth of the Sabine River.

Chambers County 

Formed in 1858 and was named after Thomas Jefferson Chambers, early Texas lawyer.

Harris County 

Formed in 1836 and was named after John Richardson Harris, early settler.

Galveston County 

Formed in 1838 and was named after the republic's largest city and was considered the most important port in trades.

Edwards County 

Formed  in 1858 and was named after Haden Harrison Edwards, early settler of Nacagdoches.

Kerr County 

Formed in 1856 and was named after James Kerr by his friend Joshua D. Brown, after Kerr died six years before.

Kendall County 

Formed in 1862 and was named after George Wilkins Kendall, journalist and correspondent in the Mexican-American War.

Hays County 

Formed in 1848 and was named after John Coffee Hays, Texas Ranger.

Caldwell County 

Formed in 1848 and was named after Mathew Caldwell, fought at Battle of Plum Creek against the Comanches.

Fayette County 

Formed in 1837 and was named after Marquis de la Fayette, hero of the American Revolutionary War.

Washington County 

Formed in 1836 and was named after George Washington, the 1st President of the United States.

Austin County 

Formed in 1837 and was named after Stephen F. Austin, "Father of Texas".

Waller County 

Formed in 1873 and was named after Edwin Waller, signer of Texas Declaration of Independence and first mayor of Austin city.

Fort Bend County 

Formed in 1837 and was named after a small fort at the bend of Brazos River.

Brazoria County 

Formed in 1836 and was also named after the Brazos River.

Bandera County 

Formed in 1856 and was named after the Spanish word for flag.

Comal County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after the Spanish word for 'flat dish'.

Guadalupe County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after the Guadalupe River.

Colorado County 

Formed in 1836 and was named after the Colorado River.

Wharton County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after brothers William Harris and John Austin Wharton, both political leaders.

Matagorda County 

Formed in 1836 and was named after the Spanish word for 'thick bush' because of the canebrakes that grew along the coast.

Jackson County 

Formed in 1837 and was named after Andrew Jackson, the 7th President of the United States.

Lavaca County 

Formed in 1841 and was named after the Lavaca River.

Kinney County 

Formed in 1850 and was named after Henry Lawrence Kinney, early settler of the area.

Uvalde County 

Formed in 1856 and was named after Juan de Ugalde, a Spanish governor.

Medina County 

Formed in 1848 and was named after the Medina River.

Bexar County 

Formed in 1836 and was named after San Antonio de Bexar, a Mexican municipality.

Wilson County 

Formed in 1860 and was named after James Charles Wilson, early settler and legislator.

Gonzales County 

Formed in 1836 and was named after the city of Gonzales.

Dewitt County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after Green Dewitt, founder of early Texas.

Victoria County 

Formed in 1836 and was named after Guadalupe Victoria, first President of Mexico.

Calhoun County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after John Caldwell Calhoun, the 7th vice president of the U.S.

Refugio County 

Formed in 1831 and was named after Rio Nuestra Senora del Refugio Mission was moved there.

Aransas County 

Formed in 1871 and was named after Rio Nuestra Senora de Aranzazu from portions of Refugio County.

Goliad County 

Formed in 1836 and was named for Father Miguel Hidalgo, in rememberence of the Goliad Massacre.

Karnes County 

Formed in 1854 and was named after Henry Karnes, soldier of the Texas Revolution.

Atascosa County 

Formed in 1856 and was named for the Atascosa River.

Live Oak County 

Formed in 1856 and was named after the indigenous live oak trees in the area.

Bee County 

Formed in 1857 and was named after Barnard E. Bell, secretary of state.

San Patricio County 

Formed  in 1836 and was named after the patron saint of Ireland.

Nueces County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after the Nueces River.

Jim Wells County 

Formed in 1912 and was named after James Babbage Wells, Jr., political boss.

McMullen County 

Formed in 1877 and was named after John McMullen, colony founder.

Frio County 

Formed in 1871 and was named after the Frio River.

Zavala County 

Formed in 1846 and was named after Lorenzo de Zavala, signed the Texas Declaration of Independence and was also the first vice president of Republic, even though he was a Mexican politician.

Maverick County 

Formed in 1856 and was named after Samuel Maverick, legislator and cattleman.

Dimmit County 

Formed in 1858 and was named after Philip Dimmit, a prominent figure of the Texas Revolution.

La Salle County 

Formed in 1856 and was named after Rene-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle; french explorer.

Webb County 

Formed in 1848 and was named after James Webb, secretary of treasury, secretary of state and attorney general; all of Texas.

Duval County 

Formed in 1858 and was named after Burr H. Duval, soldier in Texas Revolution.

Zapata County 

Formed in 1858 and was named after Colonel Jose Antonio de Zapata, a rebellious rancher against Mexico.

Jim Hogg County 

Formed in 1913 and was named after James Stephen Hogg, Texas governor.

Brooks County 

Formed in 1911 and was named after James Abijah Brooks, Texas Ranger.

Kenedy County 

Formed in 1921 and was named after Mifflin Kenedy, early rancher.

Kleberg County 

Formed in 1913 and was named after Robert J. Kleberg, a settler.

Amarillo

Aransas Pass Visitor Center

Athens Visitor Center

Austin Visitor Center

Beaumont Visitor Center

Brazos Port Visitor Center

Bryan College Station

Buda Chamber of Commerce

Cedar Park Chamber of Commerce

Conroe Visitor Center

Corpus Christi

Corsicana Visitor Center

Dallas Visitor Center

Del Rio Chamber of Commerce

Denison Visitor Center

Denton Visitor Center

El Paso Visitor Center

Ennis Visitor Center

Fort Davis Visitor Center

Fort Worth

Fredericksburg

Gainesville Visitor Center

Galveston Visitor Center

Georgetown Visitors Bureau

Glen Rose Visitor Center

Houston Visitor Center

Huntsville, Texas

Hutto Chamber of Commerce

Killeen Visitor Center

Kingsville Visitor Center

Laredo Visitor Center

Leander Chamber of Commerce

Lockhart Chamber of Commerce

Longview Visitor Center

Lubbock Visitor Center

Lufkin Visitor Center

Marfa Visitor Center

Marshall Visitor Center

Midland Visitor Center

McKinney Visitor Center

Nacogdoches Visitor Center

New Braunfels Visitor Center

Orange Visitor Center

Pampa City Website

Paris Visitor Center

Pflugerville Chamber of Commerce

Port Aransas Visitor Center

Port Arthur Visitor Center

Princeton Visitor Center

Rockdale Chamber of Commerce

Rockport Texas Visitor Center

Round Rock Visitor Center

San Angelo Visitor Center

San Antonio Visitor Center

San Marcos Visitor Center

Sherman Visitor Center

South Padre Island Visitor Center

Taylor Chamber of Commerce

Temple Visitors Center

Texarkana Visitor Center

Victoria Visitor Center

Waco Visitors Center

Wichita Falls Visitor Center