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

The community of Graham is the Seat for Young County.

Young County was founded in 1856. Young was created by taking area from Bosque and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Young had a population of 17,792 people. This is a decrease of 0.84% since the last Census (which gave a population of 17,943 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Young represented 0.09% of the total population of Texas, making it the state's 124th 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
201018,550+3.38%+4.26% since 2009
200917,792-0.84%+0.97% since 2008
200817,621-1.79%-0.58% since 2007
200017,943The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Graham   8,5708,7161.68% decrease  
Olney   3,2563,3964.12% decrease  
Newcastle   5615752.43% 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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