COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1846
COUNTY NAMED FOR: Jesse Grimes, a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence.
COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Kenneth Anderson, vice-president of the Republic of Texas.
Five - 1838, 1849, 1850, 1891, and 1893.
STANDING: One -1893 Italianate courthouse built of stone and brick.
RENOVATION: Complete -
Rededication March 2, 2002