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

The community of Hamilton is the Seat for Harris County.

Harris County was founded in 1827. Harris was created by taking area from Muscogee and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Harris had a population of 30,138 people. This is an increase of 27.19% since the last Census (which gave a population of 23,695 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Harris represented 0.29% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 64th 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
201032,024+35.15%+6.26% since 2009
200930,138+27.19%+2.04% since 2008
200829,535+24.65%+1.45% since 2007
200023,695The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Pine Mountain   1,3261,14116.21% increase  
Waverly Hall   79070911.42% increase  
Hamilton   637307107.5% increase  
Shiloh   4454235.2% increase  

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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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