The county of Upton is located in and was founded in 1910. There are 3,355 residents in Upton who have access to courthouses in McCamey, Rankin. 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 1,887 residents in McCamey, which is 2.0 square miles and 2,467ft above sea level.
There are 778 residents in Rankin, which is 1.1 square miles and 2,516ft above sea level.