Anson is a city in and the county seat of Jones County, Texas, USA. This city is part of the Abilene, Texas metropolitan area. Originally named “Jones City”, the town was renamed “Anson” in 1882 in honor of Anson Jones, the last president of the Republic of Texas. Anson is home to the “Texas Cowboys’ Christmas Ball”, a three-night event held the weekend before Christmas. Anson city is served by the Anson Independent School District and is home to the Anson High School Tigers.
On the road to Anson, Texas