Ozona, the county seat and only town in Crockett County
, is on I-10 and Hwy 163, midway between San Antonio
and El Paso
and 100 miles north of the Texas-Mexico border.
In 1986 Ozona had two banks, the county library, a radio station, the Ozona Community Center (built in 1936), and a population of 4,200, which was more than 50 percent Hispanic.
The Junior Rodeo and fall deer season are among the town's annual events. The Crockett County Museum, located in the County Courthouse Annex, collects and exhibits artifacts connected with area history. Emerald House, the town's oldest dwelling, has been moved to a park near Hwy 290.
In 1990 the population was 3,181.