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

The community of Dimmitt is the Seat for Castro County.

Castro County was founded in 1876 and was created by taking area from BexarCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Castro had a population of 7,130 people. This is a decrease of 13.94% since the last Census (which gave a population of 8,285 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
20108,062-2.69%+13.07% since 2009
20097,130-13.94%+0.17% since 2008
20087,118-14.09%-0.74% since 2007
20008,285The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Dimmitt   3,6934,37515.59% decrease  
Hart   1,0311,19813.94% decrease  
Nazareth   31735610.96% 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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