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

The community of Livingston is the Seat for Sumter County.

Sumter County was founded in 1832.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Sumter had a population of 12,853 people. This is a decrease of 13.14% since the last Census (which gave a population of 14,798 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Sumter represented 0.33% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 57th 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
201013,763-6.99%+7.08% since 2009
200912,853-13.14%-1.9% since 2008
200813,102-11.46%-1.26% since 2007
200014,798The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Livingston   2,8813,29712.62% decrease  
York   2,4772,85413.21% decrease  
Cuba   30636315.7% decrease  
Gainesville   19222012.73% decrease  
Epes   17920613.11% 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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