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

The community of Stephenville is the Seat for Erath County.

Erath County was founded in 1856. Erath was created by taking area from Bosque and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Erath had a population of 36,184 people. This is an increase of 9.65% since the last Census (which gave a population of 33,001 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Erath represented 0.16% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 81st 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
201037,890+14.81%+4.71% since 2009
200936,184+9.65%+1.09% since 2008
200835,793+8.46%+0.88% since 2007
200033,001The Last Census

More information can be found on the Erath County Census Page for Erath 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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