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

The community of Caldwell is the Seat for Burleson County.

Burleson County was founded in 1846. Burleson was created by taking area from Milam and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Burleson had a population of 16,570 people. This is an increase of 0.61% since the last Census (which gave a population of 16,470 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Burleson represented 0.08% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 131st 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
201017,187+4.35%+3.72% since 2009
200016,470The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Caldwell   3,7023,4497.34% increase  
Somerville   1,6791,7041.47% decrease  
Snook   5675680.18% decrease  

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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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