Located in central Texas, the Comanche County was formed in 1856 and named after the Comanche Indians who were the first inhabited the area. Agriculture is the primary industry in the county, including related agribusinesses like nut shelling and food processing. Dairy products, cattle, goats, hogs, sheep, sorghum, wheat, corn, and peanuts are the county's main agricultural products. The Proctor Reservoir, or the Proctor Lake, is located in the county, and is owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District. The reservoir is utilized for flood control, conservation storage, irrigation, and recreation functions. Other interesting tourist attractions in the Comanche County include a livestock show, rodeo, peach and melon festival, and a Comanche Pow-Wow.