Colorado County , Texas

Colorado County: County in Texas, United States

About

Colorado County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 20,874 and a population density of 8 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 21,610 inhabitants. Its county seat is Columbus. The county was created 185 years ago in 1836.

Colorado County Quick Facts

Population : 21,610 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
Different from : Colorado City
Area : 2521 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.4%
Land as percent of area : 98.6%
Named for : Colorado River
Altitude : 236 feet / 72 meters
Capital : Columbus
Establishment : January 01, 1836
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 12:17:25 (30th November 2021)
Density : 9 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.41% (2010-2020)
Colorado County locator map
Location of Colorado County on Texas map.
Colorado county courthouse image
Colorado county courthouse
Colorado county courthouse image

Geography

Colorado County is located at 29°37'15"N 96°31'35"W (29.6208200, -96.5262800). It has 2 neighbors: Austin County and Wharton County.

Colorado County map

The largest city of Colorado County is Eagle Lake with a population of 3,770. Other cities include, Columbus population 3,699 and Weimar population 2,230. See all Colorado County cities & populated places.

Colorado County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Colorado County.

City Name Population Title
Eagle Lake 3,770 City in Polk County, Florida, United States
Columbus 3,699 City in Colorado County, Texas, United States
Weimar 2,230 City in Texas, United States
Lakeside 1,586 Town in Tarrant County, Texas, United States

Colorado County has 2 neighbours.

  • Columbus

Demographics

The population of Colorado County increased by 3.41% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 20,874 - census
2011 20,806 -0.33% estimation process
2012 20,724 -0.4% estimation process
2013 20,717 -0.03% estimation process
2014 20,696 -0.1% estimation process
2015 20,951 1.22% estimation process
2016 21,081 0.62% estimation process
2017 21,291 0.99% estimation process
2018 21,305 0.07% estimation process
2019 21,493 0.87% estimation process
2020 21,610 0.54% estimation process

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Local Places in Colorado County

People born in Colorado County (2)

People born in Colorado County, including politician Charles Nagel, football player Dan Edwards, you can see a list of people who born in Colorado County.

Other places with the same name (1)

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