The county of Gonzales is located in and was founded in 1837. There are 19,807 residents in Gonzales who have access to courthouses in Gonzales, Nixon, Waelder. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. is part of the 5th federal circuit court as well.
There are 2,385 residents in Nixon, which is 1.5 square miles and 390ft above sea level.
There are 1,065 residents in Waelder, which is 1.3 square miles and 381ft above sea level.