Webb County is located in the State of Texas in the United States. In 2000, the county had a population of 193,117 inhabitants. In 2010 its population increased to 250,304. Its headquarters is the city of Laredo. Webb County was named in honor of James Webb, who served as the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of State, and Attorney General of the Republic of Texas, and the United States District Judge in the State of Texas.