Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Erath County, Texas
Erath County (pronounced EE-rath) is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 33,001. It is named for George Bernard Erath, an early surveyor and a soldier at the Battle of San Jacinto. Erath County is one of 46 prohibition, or entirely dry, counties in the state of Texas; there is, however, presently a coalition petitioning to place the option of off-premises beer and wine consumption on the November ballot. The seat of the county is Stephenville. Erath Couty is also home to two of North America's largest renewable natural gas plants. The largest being operated at Huckabay Ridge, near Stephenville. The second largest being located outside of Dublin at Rio Leche Estates.