How many Texas counties are there?
It is important to know that Texas has 254 counties. Not too many people know that Texas was originally divided into municipalities, a unit of local government under Spanish and Mexican rule. It is interesting to know that each county is run by a commissioner court, consisting of four elected commissioners. Keep in mind that the county is responsible for providing essential services. Here are some of the Texas counties: Armstrong, Archer, Austin, Aransas, Bailey, Bandera, Bee, Bell, Bowie, Brown, Callahan, Cass and Chambers County.