COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1838
COUNTY NAMED FOR: James Walker Fannin, Jr., a martyred hero of the Texas Revolution..
Two - Warren and Bois D'Arc, which was renamed
Bonham in 1844.
COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: James Butler Bonham, an Alamo defender.
Four - 1840, 1843, 1881, and 1888.
STANDING: One -1888 limestone courthouse. After a 1929 fire the courthouse was rebuilt without the gable, roof, and tower. In 1965 the building was remodeled into a Modern style disguising the original design.