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

The community of Longview is the Seat for Gregg County.

Gregg County was founded in 1873. Gregg was created by taking area from Rusk and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Gregg had a population of 119,637 people. This is an increase of 7.41% since the last Census (which gave a population of 111,379 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Gregg represented 0.53% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 30th 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
2010121,730+9.29%+1.75% since 2009
2009119,637+7.41%+1.68% since 2008
2008117,665+5.64%+0.62% since 2007
2007116,938+4.99% 
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2000111,379The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Longview   78,03873,3446.4% increase  
Kilgore   12,17611,3017.74% increase  
White Oak   6,4845,62415.29% increase  
Gladewater   6,3116,0783.83% increase  
Lakeport   1,00986117.19% increase  

Websites for Gregg County

Official Website:   www.co.gregg.tx.us/

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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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