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

The community of Lucedale is the Seat for George County.

George County was founded in 1910. George was created by taking area from Greene and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> George had a population of 22,681 people. This is an increase of 18.48% since the last Census (which gave a population of 19,144 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, George represented 0.67% of the total population of Mississippi, making it the state's 53rd most populous county (out of 82 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
201022,578+17.94%-0.45% since 2009
200922,681+18.48%+0.8% since 2008
200822,500+17.53%+2.13% since 2007
200722,030+15.08% 
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200019,144The Last Census

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

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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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