The county of San Saba, located in the west-central region of the Texas state, was established in and organized in 1856. It was named after the San Saba River that flows through the county. San Saba County has been economically dependent on its pecan processing, ranching, hunting leases, and tourism industries; cattle, pecans, wheat, and hay, along with some goats and sheep, were its major agricultural products. Its county seat is known as the “Pecan Capital of the World.” It also celebrated a Cow Camp cook-off every May. Moreover, this county offers various recreational sites and it is known as a popular deer hunting area. Some of the best vineyards and wine cellars, along with restaurants that serve local and international cuisines, can also be found in this county.