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

The community of Kaufman is the Seat for Kaufman County.

Kaufman County was founded in 1848 and was created by taking area from HendersonCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Kaufman had a population of 103,038 people. This is an increase of 44.49% since the last Census (which gave a population of 71,313 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Kaufman represented 0.34% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 46th 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
2010103,350+44.92%+0.3% since 2009
2009103,038+44.49%+2.63% since 2008
2008100,399+40.79%+3.93% since 2007
200071,313The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Terrell   19,60013,60644.05% increase  
Forney   15,6475,588180% increase  
Kaufman   8,9466,49037.84% increase  
Heath   8,0824,14994.8% increase  
Crandall   3,9202,77441.31% increase  

Websites for Kaufman County

Official Website:   www.kaufmancounty.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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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