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

The community of New Braunfels is the Seat for Comal County.

Comal County was founded in 1846. Comal was created by taking area from Bexar, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Comal had a population of 114,525 people. This is an increase of 46.79% since the last Census (which gave a population of 78,021 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Comal represented 0.37% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 42nd 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
2010108,472+39.03%-5.29% since 2009
2009114,525+46.79%+4% since 2008
2008110,119+41.14%+4.64% since 2007
200078,021The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
New Braunfels   55,86736,49453.1% increase  
Bulverde   4,8473,76128.88% increase  
Garden Ridge   3,3971,88280.5% increase  

Websites for Comal County

Official Website:   www.co.comal.tx.us/

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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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