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

The community of Sinton is the Seat for San Patricio County.

San Patricio County was founded in 1846 and was created by taking area from RefugioCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> San Patricio had a population of 68,223 people. This is an increase of 1.62% since the last Census (which gave a population of 67,138 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, San Patricio represented 0.32% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 48th 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
201064,804-3.48%-5.01% since 2009
200968,223+1.62%-0.17% since 2008
200067,138The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Ingleside   8,9929,3884.22% decrease  
Sinton   5,3035,6766.57% decrease  
Mathis   5,2465,0344.21% increase  
Taft   3,3033,3962.74% decrease  
Odem   2,4952,4990.16% 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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