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

The community of Selma is the Seat for Dallas County.

Dallas County was founded in 1818. Dallas was created by taking area from Monroe and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Dallas had a population of 41,925 people. This is a decrease of 9.58% since the last Census (which gave a population of 46,365 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Dallas represented 1.04% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 27th 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
201043,820-5.49%+4.52% since 2009
200941,925-9.58%-1.65% since 2008
200842,627-8.06%-0.36% since 2007
200046,365The Last Census

More information can be found on the Dallas County Census Page for Dallas 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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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