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

The community of Nashville is the Seat for Berrien County.

Berrien County was founded in 1856. Berrien was created by taking area from Coffee, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Berrien had a population of 17,044 people. This is an increase of 4.98% since the last Census (which gave a population of 16,235 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Berrien represented 0.2% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 94th most populous county (out of 159 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201019,286+18.79%+13.15% since 2009
200917,044+4.98%+0.13% since 2008
200817,022+4.85%+1.99% since 2007
200716,690+2.8% 
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200016,235The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Nashville   4,8174,6972.55% increase  
Enigma   8838691.61% increase  
Ray City   7947466.43% increase  
Alapaha   6906821.17% increase  

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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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