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

The community of Lockhart is the Seat for Caldwell County.

Caldwell County was founded in 1848. Caldwell was created by taking area from and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Caldwell had a population of 37,810 people. This is an increase of 17.44% since the last Census (which gave a population of 32,194 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Caldwell represented 0.15% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 86th 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201038,066+18.24%+0.68% since 2009
200937,810+17.44%+0.74% since 2008
200837,533+16.58%+2.47% since 2007
200736,630+13.78% 
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200032,194The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
San Marcos   53,20534,73353.2% increase  
Lockhart   14,23811,61522.58% increase  
Luling   5,5025,0808.31% increase  
Martindale   1,18295324.03% increase  
Niederwald   51458411.99% decrease  

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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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