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

The community of Crockett is the Seat for Houston County.

Houston County was founded in 1837 and was created by taking area from NacogdochesCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Houston had a population of 22,363 people. This is a decrease of 3.55% since the last Census (which gave a population of 23,185 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Houston represented 0.11% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 102nd 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
201023,732+2.36%+6.12% since 2009
200922,363-3.55%-0.75% since 2008
200822,531-2.82%-0.6% since 2007
200722,668-2.23% 
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200023,185The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Crockett   6,6867,1416.37% decrease  
Grapeland   1,3791,4514.96% decrease  
Lovelady   5896083.13% decrease  
Kennard   3073173.15% decrease  
Latexo   2652722.57% decrease  

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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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