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

The community of Gainesville is the Seat for Hall County.

Hall County was founded in 1818.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Hall had a population of 187,743 people. This is an increase of 34.8% since the last Census (which gave a population of 139,277 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Hall represented 1.7% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 11th 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
2010179,684+29.01%-4.29% since 2009
2009187,743+34.8%+1.63% since 2008
2008184,731+32.64%+3.3% since 2007
2000139,277The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Gainesville   35,75025,57839.77% increase  
Oakwood   5,3532,68999.1% increase  
Flowery Branch   4,1151,806127.9% increase  
Clermont   78341986.9% increase  

Websites for Hall County

Official Website:   www.hallcounty.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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