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

The community of Calhoun is the Seat for Gordon County.

Gordon County was founded in 1850.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Gordon had a population of 53,292 people. This is an increase of 20.83% since the last Census (which gave a population of 44,104 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Gordon represented 0.54% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 40th 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
201055,186+25.13%+3.55% since 2009
200953,292+20.83%+0.62% since 2008
200852,964+20.09%+1.84% since 2007
200752,005+17.91% 
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200044,104The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Calhoun   14,74010,66738.18% increase  
Fairmount   8137459.13% increase  
Resaca   7938152.7% decrease  
Plainville   2752577% increase  
Ranger   948510.59% increase  

Websites for Gordon County

Official Website:   www.gordoncounty.org/

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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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