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

The community of Columbus is the Seat for Colorado County.

Colorado County is one of the original counties of Texas and was founded in 1836.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Colorado had a population of 20,650 people. This is an increase of 1.28% since the last Census (which gave a population of 20,390 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Colorado represented 0.1% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 114th 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
201020,874+2.37%+1.08% since 2009
200920,650+1.28%-0.11% since 2008
200820,672+1.38%+0.73% since 2007
200020,390The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Columbus   3,8683,9161.23% decrease  
Eagle Lake   3,6513,6640.35% decrease  
Weimar   2,0041,9811.16% increase  

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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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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