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

The community of Hamilton is the Seat for Hamilton County.

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

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Hamilton had a population of 8,043 people. This is a decrease of 2.26% since the last Census (which gave a population of 8,229 people in 2000).

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
20108,517+3.5%+5.89% since 2009
20098,043-2.26%-0.48% since 2008
20088,082-1.79%+0.11% since 2007
20008,229The Last Census

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