Erath County, Texas

county in Texas, United States

Erath County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2020, 42,545 people lived there.[1] The county seat is Stephanville.

Erath County
Erath County Courthouse in Stephenville, Texas.
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
Named forGeorge Bernard Erath
Largest cityStephenville
 • Total1,090 sq mi (2,800 km2)
 • Land1,083 sq mi (2,800 km2)
 • Water6.7 sq mi (17 km2)  0.6%
 • Total42,545
 • Density39/sq mi (15/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Erath County, Texas". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 5, 2023.