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

The community of Gatesville is the Seat for Coryell County.

Coryell County was founded in 1854 and was created by taking area from BellCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Coryell had a population of 72,529 people. This is a decrease of 3.27% since the last Census (which gave a population of 74,978 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Coryell represented 0.36% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 44th 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
201075,388+0.55%+3.94% since 2009
200972,529-3.27%-0.73% since 2008
200873,062-2.56%+0.63% since 2007
200772,605-3.16% 
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200074,978The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Copperas Cove   30,80829,5924.11% increase  
Gatesville   15,13615,5912.92% decrease  
Oglesby   4134589.83% decrease  
South Mountain   37041210.19% decrease  
Evant   3683936.36% 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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