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Time Zone: Douglas County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Douglasville is the Seat for Douglas County.

Douglas County was founded in 1870. Douglas was created by taking area from Campbell and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Douglas had a population of 129,703 people. This is an increase of 40.72% since the last Census (which gave a population of 92,174 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Douglas represented 1.13% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 17th most populous county (out of 159 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
2010132,403+43.64%+2.08% since 2009
2009129,703+40.72%+1.24% since 2008
2008128,111+38.99%+3.05% since 2007
2007124,324+34.88% 
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200092,174The Last Census

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

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Websites for Douglas County

Official Website:   www.co.douglas.ga.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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