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

The community of Fort Worth is the Seat for Tarrant County.

Tarrant County was founded in 1849 and was created by taking area from NavarroCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Tarrant had a population of 1,789,900 people. This is an increase of 23.76% since the last Census (which gave a population of 1,446,219 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Tarrant represented 6.94% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 3rd 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
20101,809,034+25.09%+1.07% since 2009
20091,789,900+23.76%+2.28% since 2008
20081,749,974+21%+2.35% since 2007
20071,709,745+18.22% 
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20001,446,219The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Arlington   380,085332,96914.15% increase  
North Richland Hills   66,01055,63518.65% increase  
Euless   53,35246,00515.97% increase  
Bedford   49,87847,1525.78% increase  
Haltom City   40,81139,0184.6% increase  

Websites for Tarrant County

Official Website:   www.tarrantcounty.com/

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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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