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Welcome to Gaines County ...

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

The community of Seminole is the Seat for Gaines County.

Gaines County was founded in 1876 and was created by taking area from Bexar County.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Gaines had a population of 21,540 people. This is an increase of 22.9% since the last Census (which gave a population of 17,526 people in 2010).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gaines represented 0.07% of the total population of Texas.

Below are some of the communities located in Gaines County:

  • Denver City
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Seagraves
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Seminole
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)

Websites of Interest ...

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 2010 Census and the next count will be for the 2020 Census.
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