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Jones County, Texas

Jones County Texas
US county information
NameJones County
StateTexas
SeatAnson
US Area
Total Area937 sq mi (2426.8 km2)
Land Area931 sq mi (2411.3 km2)
Water Area6 sq mi (15.5 km2)
Population20785 (2000)
Density9/km2 (23.3/sq mi)
Founded1881

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Jones County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, it population was 20,785. It is included in the Abilene, Texas, Metropolitan Statistical Area. Its county seat is Anson . Both the county and its county seat are named for Anson Jones, the fifth president of the Republic of Texas. Jones County is one of 46 prohibition, or entirely dry, counties in the state of Texas.


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