Welcome To Terrell County!

Terrell County, Texas - Population 1,081 (2000).
Photo courtesy of Tom Riggle. Thanks, Tom!

Are you looking for the town of Terrell, Texas? It's in Kaufman County!


Terrell County Courthouse
105 East Hackberry
Sanderson, TX 79848



Adjacent Nation
MEXICO - Coahuila
Surrounding Counties
Pecos * Crockett * Val Verde * Brewster

Sanderson is the county seat of Terrell County. Terrell County has two unincorporated towns: Sanderson and Dryden. Terrell County is bordered by the Rio Grande River.

Terrell County, formerly part of Pecos County, was formed by an act of the Texas legislature on April 8, 1905, and organized on July 27 of that year. It was named in honor of Alexander Watkins Terrell, a jurist, Civil War officer, and statesman.

Read more about Terrell County, Texas at The Handbook of Texas Online

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