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

The community of Decatur is the Seat for Morgan County.

Morgan County was founded in 1818.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Morgan had a population of 117,293 people. This is an increase of 5.61% since the last Census (which gave a population of 111,064 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Morgan represented 2.5% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 10th most populous county (out of 67 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
2010119,490+7.59%+1.87% since 2009
2009117,293+5.61%+0.86% since 2008
2008116,297+4.71%+1% since 2007
2007115,148+3.68% 
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2000111,064The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Hartselle   13,95512,01916.11% increase  
Priceville   2,8831,63176.8% increase  
Trinity   2,0311,84110.32% increase  
Falkville   1,2181,2021.33% increase  
Somerville   65334788.2% increase  

Websites for Morgan County

Official Website:   www.co.morgan.al.us/

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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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