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

The community of San Antonio is the Seat for Bexar County.

Bexar County is one of the original counties of Texas and was founded December 20, 1836.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Bexar had a population of 1,651,448 people. This is an increase of 18.56% since the last Census (which gave a population of 1,392,931 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Bexar represented 6.68% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 4th 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
20101,714,773+23.11%+3.83% since 2009
20091,651,448+18.56%+1.86% since 2008
20081,621,304+16.4%+2.04% since 2007
20001,392,931The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
San Antonio   1,373,6681,144,64620.01% increase  
Schertz   32,16018,69472% increase  
Universal City   18,15014,84922.23% increase  
Converse   18,11011,50857.4% increase  
Cibolo   15,6873,035416.9% increase  

Websites for Bexar County

Official Website:   www.co.bexar.tx.us/

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Footnotes ...

<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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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