Ector County, Texas

Ector County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas.

Ector was founded in 1887 and organized in 1891.  It is named for Mathew Ector, a Confederate general in the American Civil War. As of 2019, its population was 166,223. Which is up from 137,130 in 2010. Odessa is its county seat and Its county seat is Odessa.

Ector County comprises the Odessa, Texas, metropolitan statistical area, which is included in the Midland–Odessa combined statistical area.