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

The community of Hondo is the Seat for Medina County.

Medina County was founded in 1848 and was created by taking area from BexarCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Medina had a population of 44,728 people. This is an increase of 13.8% since the last Census (which gave a population of 39,304 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Medina represented 0.19% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 70th 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
201046,006+17.05%+2.86% since 2009
200944,728+13.8%+1.13% since 2008
200844,228+12.53%+1.09% since 2007
200039,304The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Hondo   9,0227,89714.25% increase  
Devine   4,5814,14010.65% increase  
Castroville   3,0532,66414.6% increase  
Natalia   1,8691,66312.39% increase  
LaCoste   1,4281,25513.78% increase  

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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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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