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

The community of Jayton is the Seat for Kent County.

Kent County was founded in 1876. Kent was created by taking area from Bexar and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Kent had a population of 703 people. This is a decrease of 18.16% since the last Census (which gave a population of 859 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
2010808-5.94%+14.94% since 2009
2009703-18.16%-0.57% since 2008
2008707-17.69%-1.67% since 2007
2000859The Last Census

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