Erath County, Texas

county in Texas, United States

Erath County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2010, 33,001 people lived there. The county seat is Stephanville.

Erath County
The Erath County Courthouse in Stephenville
The Erath County Courthouse in Stephenville
Map of Texas highlighting Erath County
Location within the U.S. state of Texas
Map of the United States highlighting Texas
Texas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 32°14′N 98°13′W / 32.23°N 98.22°W / 32.23; -98.22
Country United States
State Texas
Founded1856
SeatStephenville
Largest cityStephenville
Area
 • Total1,090 sq mi (2,800 km2)
 • Land1,083 sq mi (2,800 km2)
 • Water6.7 sq mi (17 km2)  0.6%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total37,890
 • Density35/sq mi (14/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional districts11th, 25th
Websitewww.co.erath.tx.us