Wilson County is a county situated in the state of Texas. The county seat of Wilson County is Floresville. James Charles Wilson is the namesake of the county. He was an early settler and a state legislator. The latest Indian tribes that roamed the area were the Comanche, Lipan Apache, Karankawa, etc. The Anglo-American settlers arrived in the 1840s and Polish and German immigrants came in the 1860s. The county was initially formed in 1860 from Karnes and Bexar counties. Some of the top sights in Wilson County are Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park, Lake Wilson, and Wilson Botanical Gardens.