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

The community of Millen is the Seat for Jenkins County.

Jenkins County was founded in 1905. Jenkins was created by taking area from Bulloch, , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Jenkins had a population of 8,450 people. This is a decrease of 1.46% since the last Census (which gave a population of 8,575 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Jenkins represented 0.1% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 136th 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
20108,340-2.74%-1.3% since 2009
20098,450-1.46%-0.26% since 2008
20088,472-1.2%-0.82% since 2007
20008,575The Last Census

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