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

The community of Beeville is the Seat for Bee County.

Bee County was founded December 8, 1857. Bee was created by taking area from , , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Bee had a population of 32,487 people. This is an increase of 0.4% since the last Census (which gave a population of 32,359 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Bee represented 0.16% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 84th 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
201031,861-1.54%-1.93% since 2009
200932,487+0.4%+0.5% since 2008
200832,325-0.11%-0.35% since 2007
200032,359The Last Census

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


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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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