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

The community of Montague is the Seat for Montague County.

Montague County was founded in 1857 and was created by taking area from CookeCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Montague had a population of 19,568 people. This is an increase of 2.36% since the last Census (which gave a population of 19,117 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Montague represented 0.09% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 119th 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
201019,719+3.15%+0.77% since 2009
200919,568+2.36%-0.37% since 2008
200819,640+2.74%+0.13% since 2007
200019,117The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Bowie   5,4965,2195.31% increase  
Nocona   3,2063,1980.25% increase  
Saint Jo   9679771.02% decrease  

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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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