COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1891
COUNTY NAMED FOR:
Mathew D. Ector, a Confederate general and Texas jurist.
COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Supposedly named by railroad workers who thought the area resembled their home in Odessa, Russia.
Four - 1891, 1904, 1938, and 1964.
STANDING: Two - The 1938 building still exists but is completely surrounded by the 1964 Modern structure.