Tex. Gov't Code Section 74.042
Administrative Regions


(a)

The state is divided into 11 administrative judicial regions.

(b)

The First Administrative Judicial Region is composed of the counties of Collin, Dallas, Ellis, Fannin, Grayson, Kaufman, and Rockwall.

(c)

The Second Administrative Judicial Region is composed of the counties of Angelina, Bastrop, Brazos, Burleson, Chambers, Grimes, Hardin, Jasper, Jefferson, Lee, Liberty, Madison, Montgomery, Newton, Orange, Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity, Tyler, Walker, Waller, and Washington.

(d)

The Third Administrative Judicial Region is composed of the counties of Austin, Bell, Blanco, Bosque, Burnet, Caldwell, Colorado, Comal, Comanche, Coryell, Falls, Fayette, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hamilton, Hays, Hill, Lampasas, Lavaca, Llano, McLennan, Milam, Navarro, Robertson, San Saba, Travis, and Williamson.

(e)

The Fourth Administrative Judicial Region is composed of the counties of Aransas, Atascosa, Bee, Bexar, Calhoun, DeWitt, Dimmit, Frio, Goliad, Jackson, Karnes, LaSalle, Live Oak, Maverick, McMullen, Refugio, San Patricio, Victoria, Webb, Wilson, Zapata, and Zavala.

(f)

The Fifth Administrative Judicial Region is composed of the counties of Brooks, Cameron, Duval, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Kenedy, Kleberg, Nueces, Starr, and Willacy.

(g)

The Sixth Administrative Judicial Region is composed of the counties of Bandera, Brewster, Crockett, Culberson, Edwards, El Paso, Gillespie, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Kinney, Mason, McCulloch, Medina, Menard, Pecos, Presidio, Reagan, Real, Sutton, Terrell, Upton, Uvalde, and Val Verde.

(h)

The Seventh Administrative Judicial Region is composed of the counties of Andrews, Borden, Brown, Callahan, Coke, Coleman, Concho, Crane, Dawson, Ector, Fisher, Gaines, Garza, Glasscock, Haskell, Howard, Irion, Jones, Kent, Loving, Lynn, Martin, Midland, Mills, Mitchell, Nolan, Reeves, Runnels, Schleicher, Scurry, Shackelford, Sterling, Stonewall, Taylor, Throckmorton, Tom Green, Ward, and Winkler.

(i)

The Eighth Administrative Judicial Region is composed of the counties of Archer, Clay, Cooke, Denton, Eastland, Erath, Hood, Jack, Johnson, Montague, Palo Pinto, Parker, Somervell, Stephens, Tarrant, Wichita, Wise, and Young.

(j)

The Ninth Administrative Judicial Region is composed of the counties of Armstrong, Bailey, Baylor, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Childress, Cochran, Collingsworth, Cottle, Crosby, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Dickens, Donley, Floyd, Foard, Gray, Hale, Hall, Hansford, Hardeman, Hartley, Hemphill, Hockley, Hutchinson, King, Knox, Lamb, Lipscomb, Lubbock, Moore, Motley, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher, Terry, Wheeler, Wilbarger, and Yoakum.

(k)

The Tenth Administrative Judicial Region is composed of the counties of Anderson, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Delta, Franklin, Freestone, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Houston, Hunt, Lamar, Leon, Limestone, Marion, Morris, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rains, Red River, Rusk, Sabine, San Augustine, Shelby, Smith, Titus, Upshur, Van Zandt, and Wood.

(l)

The Eleventh Administrative Judicial Region is composed of the counties of Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Matagorda, and Wharton.
Renumbered from Sec. 74.002 and amended by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 148, Sec. 2.93(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1987. Amended by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 623, Sec. 3, eff. Sept. 1, 1999; Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 43, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
Amended by:
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1059 (H.B. 3153), Sec. 1.03(e), eff. September 1, 2013.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 954 (S.B. 1893), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2017.

Source: Section 74.042 — Administrative Regions, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­74.­htm#74.­042 (accessed Apr. 20, 2024).

74.001
Meetings
74.003
Assignment of Justices and Judges for Appellate Courts
74.004
Supervision of Office of Court Administration
74.005
Appointment of Presiding Judges of Administrative Judicial Regions
74.006
Supreme Court Duties
74.007
Committees
74.021
Supervisory and Administrative Control
74.022
Changes in Number of Courts
74.023
Director of Office of Court Administration
74.024
Rules
74.025
Education Programs
74.041
Definitions
74.042
Administrative Regions
74.043
Facilities
74.044
Term of Presiding Judge
74.045
Qualifications of Presiding Judge
74.046
Duties of Presiding Judge
74.047
Authority of Presiding Judge
74.048
Council of Judges
74.049
Performance of Duties by Chief Justice
74.050
Support Staff
74.051
Compensation
74.052
Assignment of Judges
74.053
Objection to Judge Assigned to a Trial Court
74.054
Judges Subject to Assignment
74.055
List of Retired and Former Judges Subject to Assignment
74.056
Assignment by Presiding Judge
74.057
Assignment by Chief Justice
74.058
Duty to Serve When Assigned
74.059
Powers and Duties
74.060
Limitation on Assignment
74.061
Compensation While Assigned
74.062
Expenses at Meetings
74.091
Local Administrative District Judge
74.092
Duties of Local Administrative Judge
74.093
Rules of Administration
74.094
Hearing Cases
74.096
Terms of Court
74.097
Local Administrative District Judge for Blanco, Burnet, Llano, and San Saba Counties
74.101
Court Coordinators
74.102
Duties
74.103
Staff
74.104
Compensation
74.105
Other Law
74.106
Continuing Education
74.121
Transfer of Cases
74.141
Defense of Judges
74.161
Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation
74.162
Transfer of Cases by Panel
74.163
Operation
74.164
Authority to Preside
74.201
Staff
74.251
Applicability of Subchapter
74.252
Rules to Guide Determination of Whether Case Requires Additional Resources
74.253
Judicial Determination
74.254
Judicial Committee for Additional Resources
74.255
Cost of Additional Resources
74.256
No Stay or Continuance Pending Determination
74.257
Appellate Review
74.0551
Certification of Willingness Not to Appear and Plead as an Attorney
74.0911
Local Administrative Statutory County Court Judge
74.0971
Local Administrative District Judge for Coryell County
74.1625
Prohibited Transfer of Cases

Accessed:
Apr. 20, 2024

§ 74.042’s source at texas​.gov