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

The community of Blakely is the Seat for Early County.

Early County was founded in 1818.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Early had a population of 11,568 people. This is a decrease of 6.36% since the last Census (which gave a population of 12,354 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Early represented 0.15% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 112nd 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
201011,008-10.9%-4.84% since 2009
200911,568-6.36%-1.11% since 2008
200811,698-5.31%-0.92% since 2007
200012,354The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Blakely   5,1765,6969.13% decrease  
Damascus   2532778.66% decrease  
Jakin   1471576.37% decrease  

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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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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