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Van Zandt County, Texas

US county information
NameVan Zandt County
StateTexas
SeatCanton
US Area
Total Area859 sq mi (2224.8 km2)
Land Area849 sq mi (2198.9 km2)
Water Area10 sq mi (25.9 km2)
Population48140 (2000)
Density22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Founded1848

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Van Zandt County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 48,140. Its county seat is Canton . The county is named for Isaac Van Zandt, a member of the Congress of the Republic of Texas.

Until May 2009, Van Zandt County was a completely dry county. On May 9, 2009, the citizens of Wills Point voted to allow beer and wine sales within its limits.


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