The county of Victoria, located south of the Texas state, was founded in 1836 and was named after Guadalupe Victoria, the first president of Mexico. This county has been economically dependent on its petrochemical, government services, oil, manufacturing, farming, ranching, and tourism industries; beef cattle, corn, grain sorghums, rice, cotton, aquaculture, and soybeans were its primary agricultural products. It also features numerous historical and recreational sites such as the Five Points Museum, Nave Museum, and the Coleto Creek Reservoir. Its county seat is home to the Victoria College and the University of Houston at Victoria; it also celebrates Czech Festival every September and Bootfest every October. Moreover, Italian, American, and Tex-Mex restaurants dominate this county.