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

The community of Ellijay is the Seat for Gilmer County.

Gilmer County was founded in 1832 and was created by taking area from CherokeeCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Gilmer had a population of 29,021 people. This is an increase of 23.73% since the last Census (which gave a population of 23,456 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Gilmer represented 0.29% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 68th 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
201028,292+20.62%-2.51% since 2009
200929,021+23.73%+0.36% since 2008
200828,918+23.29%+1.19% since 2007
200023,456The Last Census

More information can be found on the Gilmer County Census Page for Gilmer 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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