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

The community of Clanton is the Seat for Chilton County.

Chilton County was founded in 1868.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Chilton had a population of 42,971 people. This is an increase of 8.53% since the last Census (which gave a population of 39,593 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Chilton represented 0.89% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 31st 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
201043,643+10.23%+1.56% since 2009
200942,971+8.53%+0.64% since 2008
200842,696+7.84%+0.79% since 2007
200039,593The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Calera   10,9843,158247.8% increase  
Clanton   8,9297,80014.47% increase  
Jemison   3,0002,24833.45% increase  
Thorsby   2,1001,82015.38% increase  
Maplesville   6986723.87% increase  

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Footnotes ...

<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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