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

The community of Elberton is the Seat for Elbert County.

Elbert County was founded in 1790 and was created by taking area from WilkesCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Elbert had a population of 20,372 people. This is a decrease of 0.68% since the last Census (which gave a population of 20,511 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Elbert represented 0.25% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 82nd 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
201020,166-1.68%-1.01% since 2009
200920,372-0.68%-0.99% since 2008
200820,575+0.31%-0.18% since 2007
200720,613+0.5% 
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200020,511The Last Census

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

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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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