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

The community of Leesburg is the Seat for Lee County.

Lee County was founded in 1826.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Lee had a population of 34,410 people. This is an increase of 38.99% since the last Census (which gave a population of 24,757 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Lee represented 0.3% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 62nd 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201028,298+14.3%-17.76% since 2009
200934,410+38.99%+1.79% since 2008
200833,804+36.54%+2.35% since 2007
200733,028+33.41% 
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200024,757The Last Census

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

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Websites for Lee County

Official Website:   www.lee.ga.us/

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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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