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

The community of Quitman is the Seat for Wood County.

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

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Wood had a population of 43,136 people. This is an increase of 17.37% since the last Census (which gave a population of 36,752 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Wood represented 0.18% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 74th 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
201041,964+14.18%-2.72% since 2009
200943,136+17.37%+0.89% since 2008
200842,757+16.34%+1.15% since 2007
200036,752The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Mineola   5,2204,55014.73% increase  
Quitman   2,2162,0309.16% increase  
Hawkins   1,5191,33114.12% increase  
Alba   50743017.91% increase  
Yantis   38232119% increase  

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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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