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

The community of Hartwell is the Seat for Hart County.

Hart County was founded in 1853. Hart was created by taking area from Elbert and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Hart had a population of 24,067 people. This is an increase of 4.65% since the last Census (which gave a population of 22,997 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Hart represented 0.28% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 70th 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
201025,213+9.64%+4.76% since 2009
200924,067+4.65%-0.76% since 2008
200824,252+5.46%+0.53% since 2007
200022,997The Last Census

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


Websites for Hart County

Official Website:   www.hartcountyga.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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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