Somervell County Courthouse

Welcome to Somervell County Extension

Somervell County is the second smallest county in Texas. The county was created on March 15, 1875 and named for Republic of Texas General, Alexander Somervell. The county seat is Glen Rose. The estimated 2000 population for Somervell County is 6809. Major employers include TXU Electric Generating Plant, sand and gravel mining, Glen Rose Medical Center, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, Oakdale Park and Tres Rios Camp. The Somervell County Cooperative Extension staff support the mission to provide quality, relevant outreach and continuing education programs and services to the people of Somervell County. Educational efforts are targeted in areas of Health, Safety, Productivity and Well Being; Stewardship of the Environment and Natural Resources; Economic Security, and the State’s Economic Prosperity, Foster development of responsible, productive and self motivated youth and adults.

2014 Somervell County 4-H Horse Camp

Horse Camp 2014 Flier

Cade Davis Places in San Antonio Congratulations to Cade Davis for placing third in his class at San Antonio. On 2/21/14, Cade’s steer placed third in his class of Limousin in San Antonio.




Whalen places in San Angelo Taylee Whalen placed 4th in class 12 of heavy weight crosses. IMG_2963

Jillian Kirkley 1st Place, Jr Recurve unaided Ellis Co Invitational Archery Shoot.

photo - Kirkley