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

The community of Fairfield is the Seat for Freestone County.

Freestone County was founded in 1850 and was created by taking area from LimestoneCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Freestone had a population of 19,390 people. This is an increase of 8.52% since the last Census (which gave a population of 17,867 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Freestone represented 0.09% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 125th 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
201019,816+10.91%+2.2% since 2009
200919,390+8.52%+1.64% since 2008
200819,077+6.77%+1.37% since 2007
200017,867The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Teague   4,8554,5576.54% increase  
Fairfield   3,7053,09419.75% increase  
Wortham   1,1071,0822.31% increase  
Streetman   2102033.45% increase  
Kirvin   1321228.2% increase  

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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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