Donley County is located in the state of Texas. Clarendon is the county seat. The county was originally founded in 1876 and was organized just six years afterward. The county was established by the land granted by the Bexar District. Stockton P. Donley was the namesake of the county. He was an attorney, justice of the state supreme court. Situated in Donley County, there are a few historical sites that were listed on the National Register of Historic Places of the county. The Saints’ Roost Museum is situated in the county seat and is dedicated to the American West.