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

The community of Coldspring is the Seat for San Jacinto County.

San Jacinto County was founded in 1870. San Jacinto was created by taking area from Liberty, , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> San Jacinto had a population of 24,902 people. This is an increase of 11.94% since the last Census (which gave a population of 22,246 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, San Jacinto represented 0.11% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 107th 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
201026,384+18.6%+5.95% since 2009
200924,902+11.94%+0.27% since 2008
200824,836+11.64%+0.19% since 2007
200022,246The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Shepherd   2,2622,02911.48% increase  
Coldspring   76669110.85% increase  
Point Blank   66355918.6% increase  

Websites for San Jacinto County

Official Website:   www.co.san-jacinto.tx.us/

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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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