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

The community of Groveton is the Seat for Trinity County.

Trinity County was founded in 1850 and was created by taking area from HoustonCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Trinity had a population of 13,897 people. This is an increase of 0.86% since the last Census (which gave a population of 13,779 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Trinity represented 0.07% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 147th 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
201014,585+5.85%+4.95% since 2009
200913,897+0.86%-0.27% since 2008
200813,934+1.12%-0.62% since 2007
200013,779The Last Census

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


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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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