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

The community of Falfurrias is the Seat for Brooks County.

Brooks County was founded in 1911. Brooks was created by taking area from Hidalgo, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Brooks had a population of 7,377 people. This is a decrease of 7.51% since the last Census (which gave a population of 7,976 people in 2000).

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
20107,223-9.44%-2.09% since 2009
20097,377-7.51%-0.49% since 2008
20087,413-7.06%-0.79% since 2007
20007,976The Last Census

More information can be found on the Brooks County Census Page for Brooks 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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