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Welcome to Kent County, Texas

Kent County, Texas was marked off in 1876 from Bexar and Young counties and named for Andrew Kent, one of the so-called "Immortal Thirty-two" from Gonzales, who became immortal by dying at the Alamo.  Jayton became the county seat in 1954. 

Jayton has most of the county's residents. Girard, Clairemont, and Polar are other communities. The county's highway network includes State highways 70 and 208 (north to south) and U.S. Highway 380 (west to east).  Quick Facts from the U.S. Census Bureau