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

The community of Saint Augustine is the Seat for Saint Johns County.

Saint Johns County is one of the original counties of Florida and was founded July 21, 1821.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Saint Johns had a population of 187,436 people. This is an increase of 52.22% since the last Census (which gave a population of 123,135 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Saint Johns represented 0.77% of the total population of Florida, making it the state's 30th 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
2010190,039+54.33%+1.39% since 2009
2009187,436+52.22%+2.73% since 2008
2008182,447+48.17%+3.77% since 2007
2000123,135The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Saint Augustine   12,70711,5929.62% increase  
Saint Augustine Beach   6,3424,68335.43% increase  
Hastings   75652145.11% increase  

Websites for Saint Johns County

Official Website:   www.co.st-johns.fl.us/

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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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