Jim Hogg County was established in 1913 and was named after James Stephen Hogg, former governor of Texas. The county mainly produces petrochemical products and agricultural products. Agriculture output of the county is cattle and milk goats, with some hay production as fodder. The county’s seat, Hebbronville serves as a hub of ranching activity for Jim Hogg County as well as the neighboring counties. Notable places to visit in the county are the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, the Martinez House, Hotel Viggo, and the Franciscan Seminary.