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Brewster County Travel & Relocation Guide

Brewster County is the largest county in Texas, and one of the least populated. Its 6,100 square miles encompasses Big Bend National Park and part of Big Bend Ranch State Park. Brewster County has seen a parade of nomads and settlers across its harsh and mountainous landscape stretching back more than 9,000 years. Learn all about this vast Texas county here.

“Brewster County was created in 1887 and named for Henry P. Brewster, a lawyer, statesman and soldier who fought in the Texas Revolution and was a colonel in the Confederate Army. After the Civil War, he served as the Commissioner of Insurance, Statistics and History for the state.