The county of Val Verde is located in and was founded in 1885. There are 48,879 residents in Val Verde who have access to courthouses in Del Rio. 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 40,549 residents in Del Rio, which is 20.1 square miles.