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

The community of Appling is the Seat for Columbia County.

Columbia County was founded in 1790 and was created by taking area from RichmondCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Columbia had a population of 112,958 people. This is an increase of 26.51% since the last Census (which gave a population of 89,288 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Columbia represented 1.09% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 21st 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
2010124,053+38.94%+9.82% since 2009
2009112,958+26.51%+2.23% since 2008
2008110,491+23.75%+1.5% since 2007
2007108,859+21.92% 
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200089,288The Last Census

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

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Websites for Columbia County

Official Website:   www.columbiacountyga.gov/

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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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