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

The community of Carrollton is the Seat for Pickens County.

Pickens County was founded in 1820 and was created by taking area from TuscaloosaCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Pickens had a population of 19,218 people. This is a decrease of 8.26% since the last Census (which gave a population of 20,949 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Pickens represented 0.47% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 49th 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
201019,746-5.74%+2.75% since 2009
200919,218-8.26%-0.86% since 2008
200819,385-7.47%-0.61% since 2007
200020,949The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Aliceville   2,4172,5675.84% decrease  
Reform   1,7561,97811.22% decrease  
Gordo   1,5211,6779.3% decrease  
Carrollton   9109877.8% decrease  
Pickensville   6246625.74% 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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