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

The community of Carthage is the Seat for Panola County.

Panola County was founded in 1846. Panola was created by taking area from Harrison and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Panola had a population of 23,310 people. This is an increase of 2.43% since the last Census (which gave a population of 22,756 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Panola represented 0.11% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 103rd 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
201023,796+4.57%+2.08% since 2009
200923,310+2.43%+0.53% since 2008
200823,186+1.89%+0.69% since 2007
200022,756The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Carthage   6,6686,664  
Tatum   1,2191,1753.74% increase  
Beckville   7697522.26% increase  
Gary City   3103032.31% increase  

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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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