COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1889
COUNTY NAMED FOR: John M. Hansford a judge and politician.
COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Thomas E. Spearman, a vice president of the North Texas and Santa Fe Railway.
Two - Hansford in 1889 and Spearman in 1931.
STANDING: One - 1931 Texas Renaissance courthouse built of brick with a 1958 addition.