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

The community of Bay Minette is the Seat for Baldwin County.

Baldwin County was founded in 1809.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Baldwin had a population of 179,878 people. This is an increase of 28.1% since the last Census (which gave a population of 140,415 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Baldwin represented 3.16% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 7th 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.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
2010182,265+29.8%+1.33% since 2009
2009179,878+28.1%+2.08% since 2008
2008176,212+25.49%+1.97% since 2007
2000140,415The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Daphne   19,54216,58117.86% increase  
Fairhope   17,55012,48040.63% increase  
Foley   14,1977,59087% increase  
Gulf Shores   10,2685,044103.6% increase  
Bay Minette   8,3427,8206.68% increase  

Websites for Baldwin County

Official Website:   www.co.baldwin.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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