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

The community of Hillsboro is the Seat for Hill County.

Hill County was founded in 1853 and was created by taking area from NavarroCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Hill had a population of 35,840 people. This is an increase of 10.89% since the last Census (which gave a population of 32,321 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Hill represented 0.16% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 85th 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
201035,089+8.56%-2.1% since 2009
200935,840+10.89%+0.45% since 2008
200835,681+10.4%+1.3% since 2007
200032,321The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Hillsboro   8,9438,2328.64% increase  
Whitney   2,0801,83313.48% increase  
Hubbard   1,7491,58610.28% increase  
Itasca   1,7011,50313.17% increase  
Blum   45039912.78% increase  

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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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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