Lampasas County is a county located in the state of Texas. Lampasas is also the county seat of the county. Both the county and the county’s seat were named for Lampasas River. The most recent Indian tribes that inhabited the place were Lipan Apache, Tonkawa, and Comanche Indians. The first permanent settlers of the area were Moses Hughes and his invalid wife Hannah. They were seeking help from the medicinal springs. The county was formed in 1856 from portions of Bell, Travis, and Coryell counties. The Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway arrived in the county in the year 1882.