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Time Zone: Duval County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Jacksonville is the Seat for Duval County.

Duval County was founded July 21, 1822 and was created by taking area from Saint JohnsCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Duval had a population of 857,040 people. This is an increase of 10.04% since the last Census (which gave a population of 778,879 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Duval represented 4.87% of the total population of Florida, making it the state's 7th 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
2010864,263+10.96%+0.84% since 2009
2009857,040+10.04%+0.46% since 2008
2008853,116+9.53%+0.5% since 2007
2000778,879The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Jacksonville   813,518735,61710.59% increase  
Jacksonville Beach   22,05120,9905.05% increase  
Atlantic Beach   13,16913,3681.49% decrease  
Neptune Beach   6,7607,2707.02% decrease  
Baldwin   1,5421,6345.63% 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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