Welcome to Val Verde County, Texas...
home of Del Rio and Judge Roy Bean, rich
with Texas heritage and bursting with
Val Verde County is located in
southwestern Texas on the Mexican border.
Although a part of the county extends west
of the Pecos River, more than two-thirds of
it is in the Edwards Plateau. Del Rio, the
county seat, is 154 miles west of San
Verde County was organized from Crockett,
Kinney, and Pecos counties in 1885, part of
the land once belonged to Bexar
County. Several communities were formed in
the 1880s: Langtry in 1884, Juno and Devils
River in 1886, Comstock in 1888, and Norris
Read Val Verde County History from the
Handbook of Texas Online >
Judge Roy Bean and the Law West of the Pecos
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