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

The community of Johnson City is the Seat for Blanco County.

Blanco County was founded February 12, 1858. Blanco was created by taking area from Burnet, , , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Blanco had a population of 9,198 people. This is an increase of 9.27% since the last Census (which gave a population of 8,418 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Blanco represented 0.04% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 176th 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
201010,497+24.7%+14.12% since 2009
20099,198+9.27%+1.28% since 2008
20089,082+7.89%+1.01% since 2007
20008,418The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Johnson City   1,6761,19140.72% increase  
Blanco   1,6701,50510.96% increase  
Round Mountain   1171115.41% 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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