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

The community of Meridian is the Seat for Bosque County.

Bosque County was founded in 1854. Bosque was created by taking area from McLennan and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Bosque had a population of 17,631 people. This is an increase of 2.48% since the last Census (which gave a population of 17,204 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Bosque represented 0.08% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 128th 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
201018,212+5.86%+3.3% since 2009
200917,631+2.48%+0.15% since 2008
200817,604+2.33%-1.02% since 2007
200017,204The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Clifton   3,5033,5421.1% decrease  
Meridian   1,4351,4913.76% decrease  
Valley Mills   1,1081,1231.34% decrease  
Walnut Springs   7937555.03% increase  
Morgan   5114855.36% increase  

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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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