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

The community of Greenville is the Seat for Meriwether County.

Meriwether County was founded in 1827 and was created by taking area from TroupCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Meriwether had a population of 22,783 people. This is an increase of 1.1% since the last Census (which gave a population of 22,534 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Meriwether represented 0.28% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 72nd 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
201021,992-2.41%-3.47% since 2009
200922,783+1.1%-0.65% since 2008
200822,931+1.76%+0.63% since 2007
200722,788+1.13% 
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200022,534The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Manchester   3,7693,9885.49% decrease  
Woodbury   1,0701,1849.63% decrease  
Greenville   9189462.96% decrease  
Luthersville   8197834.6% increase  
Warm Springs   4784851.44% 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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