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

The community of Troy is the Seat for Pike County.

Pike County was founded in 1821. Pike was created by taking area from Henry and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Pike had a population of 30,461 people. This is an increase of 2.89% since the last Census (which gave a population of 29,605 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Pike represented 0.67% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 38th 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
201032,899+11.13%+8% since 2009
200930,461+2.89%+0.3% since 2008
200830,371+2.59%+0.61% since 2007
200029,605The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Troy   15,14213,9358.66% increase  
Brundidge   2,2592,3413.5% decrease  
Goshen   3033001% increase  
Banks   2222240.89% decrease  

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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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