Palo Pinto is the name of a county located in the state of Texas in the United States of America. According to the census of population in the year 2000, the population of the county of Palo Pinto was estimated to be approximately 27, 026. The county seat of Palo Pinto is Palo Pinto. According to the United States Census Bureau, the county of Palo Pinto covers a total surface area of about 2, 552 square kilometres. The major highways in the county of Palo Pinto are Interstate 20, U.S. Highway 180, US Highway 287, State Highway 16 (Texas) and State Highway 108 (Texas). The counties which are adjacent to Palo Pinto are Jack to the north, Parker to the east, Hood to the southeast, Erath to the south, Eastland to the southwest, Stephens to the west and Young to the northwest. Palo Pinto County was founded in the year 1856.