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

The community of Hereford is the Seat for Deaf Smith County.

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

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Deaf Smith had a population of 18,353 people. This is a decrease of 1.12% since the last Census (which gave a population of 18,561 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Deaf Smith represented 0.09% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 122nd 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
201019,372+4.37%+5.55% since 2009
200918,353-1.12%-0.36% since 2008
200818,420-0.76%+0.44% since 2007
200018,561The Last Census

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


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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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