Brewster County, Texas

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Brewster County
Brewster County Courthouse in Albany
Brewster County Courthouse in Albany
Map of Texas highlighting Brewster County.svg
Country United States
State Texas
County Seat Alpine
 • Total 6,192 sq mi (16,040 km2)
 • Land 6,184 sq mi (16,020 km2)
 • Water 8.5 sq mi (22 km2)  .1%
Population (2010)
 • Total 9,232
 • Density 1.49096/sq mi (0.57566/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Brewster County is a county in the state of Texas in the United States. In 2010, 9,232 people lived there. The county seat is Alpine. The county was named for Colonel Henry Percy Brewster, who was Secretary of War for the Republic of Texas.