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

The community of Jackson is the Seat for Butts County.

Butts County was founded in 1825. Butts was created by taking area from Henry and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Butts had a population of 24,392 people. This is an increase of 24.95% since the last Census (which gave a population of 19,522 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Butts represented 0.24% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 86th 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.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201023,655+21.17%-3.02% since 2009
200824,388+24.93%+3.15% since 2007
200019,522The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Jackson   4,5743,93416.27% increase  
Flovilla   7026527.67% increase  
Jenkinsburg   25920327.59% increase  

Websites for Butts County

Official Website:   www.buttscounty.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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