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

The community of Vernon is the Seat for Lamar County.

Lamar County was founded in 1867.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Lamar had a population of 14,200 people. This is a decrease of 10.71% since the last Census (which gave a population of 15,904 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Lamar represented 0.36% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 56th 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
201014,564-8.43%+2.56% since 2009
200914,200-10.71%-0.98% since 2008
200814,341-9.83%-0.99% since 2007
200015,904The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Sulligent   1,9512,1519.3% decrease  
Vernon   1,8722,14312.65% decrease  
Millport   1,0031,16013.53% decrease  
Kennedy   4905419.43% decrease  
Detroit   2232479.72% decrease  

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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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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