Jones County, Texas

county in Texas, United States

Jones County is a county in the state of Texas in the United States. In 2020, 19,663 people lived there.[1] 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 in Anson, Texas
Jones County Courthouse in Anson, Texas
Map of Texas highlighting Jones 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°44′N 99°53′W / 32.74°N 99.88°W / 32.74; -99.88
Country United States
State Texas
Named forAnson Jones
Largest cityAbilene
 • Total937.1 sq mi (2,427 km2)
 • Land928.6 sq mi (2,405 km2)
 • Water8.6 sq mi (22 km2)  0.9%
 • Total19,663
 • Density21/sq mi (8.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)

Geography change

The county has a total area of 937 square miles.

References change

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