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Time Zone: Atascosa County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Jourdanton is the Seat for Atascosa County.

Atascosa County was founded in 1856 and was created by taking area from BexarCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Atascosa had a population of 44,633 people. This is an increase of 15.55% since the last Census (which gave a population of 38,628 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Atascosa represented 0.19% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 71st most populous county (out of 254 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201044,911+16.27%+0.62% since 2009
200944,633+15.55%+1.61% since 2008
200843,925+13.71%+0.76% since 2007
200038,628The Last Census

More information can be found on the Atascosa County Census Page for Atascosa County.


Below are some of the communities located in Atascosa County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Atascosa County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Pleasanton   9,7788,26618.29% increase  
Jourdanton   4,3903,73217.63% increase  
Poteet   3,6873,30511.56% increase  
Lytle   2,8952,38321.49% increase  
Charlotte   1,8111,63710.63% increase  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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