Jones County, Texas

county in Texas, United States

Jones County is a county in the state of Texas in the United States. In 2010, 20,202 people lived there. The county seat is Anson. It was named for Anson Jones, the fifth president of the Republic of Texas. Alcoholic drinks can not be purchased in Jones County.

Jones County
Jones County Courthouse
Jones County Courthouse
Map of Texas highlighting Jones County.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County SeatAnson
 • Total937 sq mi (2,430 km2)
 • Land929 sq mi (2,410 km2)
 • Water9 sq mi (20 km2)  .9%
 • Total20,202
 • Density22/sq mi (8.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)


The county has a total area of 937 square miles.