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

The community of Palo Pinto is the Seat for Palo Pinto County.

Palo Pinto County was founded in 1856. Palo Pinto was created by taking area from Bosque and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Palo Pinto had a population of 27,567 people. This is an increase of 2% since the last Census (which gave a population of 27,026 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Palo Pinto represented 0.13% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 93rd 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
201028,111+4.01%+1.97% since 2009
200927,567+2%+0.13% since 2008
200827,532+1.87%+0.69% since 2007
200027,026The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Mineral Wells   16,86216,9460.5% decrease  
Strawn   7647393.38% increase  
Graford   6125785.88% increase  
Gordon   4694513.99% increase  
Mingus   2572464.47% 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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