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

The community of Bronson is the Seat for Levy County.

Levy County was founded March 10, 1845. Levy was created by taking area from Alachua and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Levy had a population of 39,147 people. This is an increase of 13.63% since the last Census (which gave a population of 34,450 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Levy represented 0.22% of the total population of Florida, making it the state's 47th 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
201040,801+18.44%+4.23% since 2009
200939,147+13.63%-0.13% since 2008
200839,199+13.79%+0.95% since 2007
200034,450The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Williston   2,8752,29725.16% increase  
Chiefland   2,1851,9939.63% increase  
Inglis   1,6181,4918.52% increase  
Bronson   1,0499648.82% increase  
Cedar Key   95479020.76% increase  

Websites for Levy County

Official Website:   www.levycounty.org/

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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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