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

The community of Greenville is the Seat for Hunt County.

Hunt County was founded in 1846. Hunt was created by taking area from Fannin and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Hunt had a population of 82,831 people. This is an increase of 8.14% since the last Census (which gave a population of 76,596 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Hunt represented 0.37% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 43rd 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
201086,129+12.45%+3.98% since 2009
200982,831+8.14%+0.68% since 2008
200882,271+7.41%-0.15% since 2007
200076,596The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Greenville   25,55323,9606.65% increase  
Commerce   9,0667,66918.22% increase  
Wolfe City   1,6331,5664.28% increase  
West Tawakoni   1,6091,46210.05% increase  
Quinlan   1,4291,3704.31% increase  

Websites for Hunt County

Official Website:   www.huntcounty.net

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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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