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

The community of Refugio is the Seat for Refugio County.

Refugio County is one of the original counties of Texas and was founded in 1836.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Refugio had a population of 7,225 people. This is a decrease of 7.7% since the last Census (which gave a population of 7,828 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.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20107,383-5.68%+2.19% since 2009
20097,225-7.7%-1.11% since 2008
20087,306-6.67%-0.19% since 2007
20007,828The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Refugio   2,6612,9419.52% decrease  
Woodsboro   1,5501,6858.01% decrease  
Bayside   3483603.33% decrease  
Austwell   1801926.25% 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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