Mercantile Garden, located at the foot of the hill containing the Sutton County Courthouse
The Sutton County Library in
Veterans & Pioneer Ranch Women Museum in Sonora
Sutton County is a located on the county in the Edwards Plateau of U.S. state . As of the Texas , the population was 4,128. 2010 census Its  is county seat . Sonora The county was created in 1887 and organized in 1890.  Sutton County is named for John S. Sutton, an officer in the  . Confederate Army
9500 BC – c. 1860s AD
in the county leave behind archaeological remains of a burned-rock Paleo-Indians with midden , as well as other tools. Later native inhabitants include mortar and pestle , Tonkawa and Comanche . Lipan Apache  1736 Lt. Miguel de la Garza Falcón leads 100 soldiers along the
Devils River   1852, February 2 - Camp Terrett, later known as
, established to protect settlers from Comanches. Founded by Lt. Col. Henry Bainbridge and named for Lt. John Terrett, who was killed in the Fort Terrett in 1846. Battle of Monterrey  1881 Wall’s Well discovered by Tim Birtrong and Ed Wall. Town of Wentworth discovered. Birtrong Ranch is the area’s only ranch.
 1885 Charles G. Adams, a merchant and sometime rancher from Fort McKavett, founds
, named after a family servant from Sonora, Texas . Sonora, Mexico  1887 The Texas legislature establishes Sutton County, carved out of eastern
named for Confederate officer John Schuyler Sutton. Crockett County  1890 Sonora becomes the county seat.
 1915 Texas Sheep & Goat Raisers’ Association organized.
 1928 The
acquires Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway to connect Sonora with San Angelo, Del Rio, and the outside world by rail. Kansas City, Mexico and Orient Railway  1930 Sonora Wool and Mohair Company established.
 1936 WPA projects help local economy.
 1958, August 1 – Sonora Municipal Airport activated.
 1960, July 16 –
open to the public. Caverns of Sonora  1965 Caverns of Sonora designated National Natural Landmark.
 1975 Fort Terrett Ranch is purchased by the Texas oil industrrialist and used in part for the growing of pecans. Bill Noël