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

The community of Benjamin is the Seat for Knox County.

Knox County was founded in 1858. Knox was created by taking area from Bexar and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Knox had a population of 3,322 people. This is a decrease of 21.89% since the last Census (which gave a population of 4,253 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20103,719-12.56%+11.95% since 2009
20093,322-21.89%-1.04% since 2008
20083,357-21.07%-3.17% since 2007
20073,467-18.48% 
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20004,253The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Munday   1,1871,52722.27% decrease  
Knox City   9531,21921.82% decrease  
Goree   25232121.5% decrease  
Benjamin   20926420.83% 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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