There are 254 counties in Texas.
We've grouped these counties into the 24 regions used by local
government councils and regional planning commisisions.
Alamo Area, Ark-Tex,
Brazos Valley, Capital Area,
Central Texas, Coastal Bend,
Concho Valley, Deep East
Texas, East Texas, Golden
Crescent, Heart of Texas, Houston-Galveston Area, Lower Rio Grande Valley, Middle Rio Grande, Nortex, North Central Texas, Panhandle,
Permian Basin, Rio Grande, South East Texas, South Plains,
South Texas, Texoma, West Central Texas.
There are 26 counties in the Panhandle
Armstrong, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Childress, Collingsworth, Dallam,
Deaf Smith, Donley, Gray, Hall, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore,
Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher and Wheeler.
The largest cities in the Panhandle region are: Amarillo, Pampa,
Hereford, Borger, Dumas, Canyon, Dalhart, Perryton and Childress.
There are 15 counties in the South
Bailey, Cochran, Crosby, Dickens, Floyd, Garza, Hale, Hockley, King,
Lamb, Lubbock, Lynn, Motley, Terry and Yoakum.
The largest cities in the South Plains region are: Lubbock, Plainview,
Levelland, Brownfield, Littlefield, Slaton and Muleshoe.
There are 11 counties in the Nortex region.
Archer, Baylor, Clay, Cottle, Foard, Hardeman, Jack, Montague,
Wichita, Wilbarger and Young.
The largest cities in the Nortex region are: Wichita Falls, Vernon,
Burkburnett, Graham, Iowa Park, Bowie and Jacksboro.
There are 16 counties in the North
Central Texas region.
Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Erath, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman,
Navarro, Palo Pinto, Parker, Rockwall, Somervell, Tarrant and Wise.
The largest cities in the North Central Texas region are: Dallas, Fort
Worth and Arlington.
There are 9 counties in the Ark-Tex region.
Bowie, Cass, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Lamar, Morris, Red River and
The largest cities in the Ark-Tex region are: Texarkana, Paris, Sulphur
Springs, Mount Pleasant and Atlanta.
There are 14 counties in the East Texas
Anderson, Camp, Cherokee, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Marion, Panola,
Rains, Rusk, Smith, Upshur, Van Zandt and Wood.
The largest cities in the East Texas region are: Tyler, Longview,
Marshall, Palestine, Jacksonville, Athens, Henderson and Kilgore.
There are 19 counties in the West
Central Texas region.
Brown, Callahan, Coleman, Comanche, Eastland, Fisher, Haskell, Jones,
Kent, Knox, Mitchell, Nolan, Runnels, Scurry, Shackelford, Stephens, Stonewall, Taylor and
The largest cities in the West Central Texas region are: Abilene,
Brownwood, Snyder, Sweetwater, Breckenridge, Coleman, Ballinger, Colorado City and
There are 6 counties in the Rio Grande
Brewster, Culberson, El Paso, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis and Presidio.
The largest cities in the Rio Grande region of Texas are: El Paso,
Socorro, Horizon City, Anthony and Presidio.
There are 17 counties in the Permian
Andrews, Borden, Crane, Dawson, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Howard,
Loving, Martin, Midland, Pecos, Reeves, Terrell, Upton, Ward and Winkler.
The largest cities in the Permian Basin region are: Midland, Odessa,
Big Spring, Andrews, Lamesa, Pecos, Fort Stockton and Monahans.
There are 13 counties in the Concho
Coke, Concho, Crockett, Irion, Kimble, McCulloch, Mason, Menard,
Reagan, Schleicher, Sterling, Sutton and Tom Green.
The largest cities in the Concho Valley region are: San Angelo, Brady,
Big Lake, Junction, Mason and Sonora.
There are six counties in the Heart
of Texas region.
Bosque, Falls, Freestone, Hill, Limestone and McLennan.
The largest cities in the Heart of Texas region are: Waco, Hewitt,
Bellmead, Woodway, Robinson, Marlin, Mexia and Lacy-Lakeview.
There are 10 counties in the Capital
Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Fayette, Hays, Lee, Llano, Travis
The largest cities in the Capital Area region are: Austin, Round Rock,
San Marcos, Cedar Park, Georgetown, Pflugerville, Taylor, Lockhart, Kyle and Leander.
There are 7 counties in the Brazos
Brazos, Burleson, Grimes, Leon, Madison, Robertson, and Washington.
The largest cities in the Brazos Valley region are: Bryan, College
Station, Brenham, Navasota, Giddings, Hearne, Madisonville and Caldwell.
There are 12 counties in the Deep
East Texas region.
Angelina, Houston, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San
Augustine, San Jacinto, Shelby, Trinity and Tyler.
The largest cities in the Deep East Texas region are: Lufkin,
Nacogdoches, Jasper, Crockett, Center, Diboll and Livingston.
There are 3 counties in the South
East Texas region.
Hardin, Jefferson and Orange.
The largest cities in the South East Texas region are: Beaumont, Port
Arthur, Orange, Nederland, Groves, Port Neches, Vidor and Lumberton.
There are 13 counties in the Houston-Galveston
Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Colorado, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris,
Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Walker, Waller and Wharton.
The largest cities in the Houston-Galveston Area region are: Houston,
Pasadena, Sugar Land, Baytown, Missouri City, Galveston, League City, Pearland, Conroe,
Texas City, Huntsville, La Porte and Friendswood.
There are 7 counties in the Golden
Calhoun, DeWitt, Goliad, Gonzales, Jackson, Lavaca and Victoria.
The largest cities in the Golden Crescent region are: Victoria, Port
Lavaca, Gonzales, Cuero, Edna, Yoakum.
There are 12 counties in the Alamo Area
Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Comal, Frio, Gillespie, Guadalupe, Karnes,
Kendall, Kerr, Medina, Wilson.
The largest cities in the Alamo Area region are: San Antonio, New
Braunfels, Schertz, Seguin, Kerrville, Universal City, Converse, Fredericksburg, Leon
Valley, Live Oak, Pleasanton and Hondo.
There are 4 counties in the South Texas
Jim Hogg, Starr, Webb and Zapata.
The largest cities in the South Texas region are: Laredo, Rio Grande
City, Roma, Rio Bravo, Zapata.
There are 12 counties in the Coastal
Aransas, Bee, Brooks, Duval, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, Live Oak,
McMullen, Nueces, Refugio and San Patricio.
The largest cities in the Coastal Bend region are: Corpus Christi,
Kingsville, Alice, Portland, Beeville, Robstown, Ingleside, Mathis, Sinton and Falfurrias.
There are 3 counties in the Lower
Rio Grande Valley region.
Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy.
The largest cities in the Lower Rio Grande region are: Brownsville,
McAllen, Harlingen, Edinburg, Mission, Pharr, San Juan, Weslaco and San Benito.
There are 3 counties in the Texoma region.
Cooke, Fannin and Grayson.
The largest cities in the Texoma region are: Sherman, Denison,
Gainesville and Bonham.
There are 7 counties in the Central Texas region.
Bell, Coryell, Hamilton, Lampasas, Milam, Mills and San Saba.
The largest cities in the Central Texas region are: Killeen, Temple,
Copperas Cove, Harker Heights, Belton, Gatesville, Lampasas, Cameron and Rockdale.
There are 9 counties in the Middle
Rio Grande region.
Dimmit, Edwards, Kinney, La Salle, Maverick, Real, Uvalde, Val Verde
The largest cities in the Middle Rio Grande region are: Del Rio, Eagle
Pass, Uvalde, Crystal City, Carrizo Springs and Cotulla.
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