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

The community of Valdosta is the Seat for Lowndes County.

Lowndes County was founded in 1825 and was created by taking area from IrwinCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Lowndes had a population of 106,814 people. This is an increase of 15.96% since the last Census (which gave a population of 92,115 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Lowndes represented 1.13% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 18th 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
2010109,233+18.58%+2.26% since 2009
2009106,814+15.96%+2.03% since 2008
2008104,684+13.64%+2.92% since 2007
200092,115The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Valdosta   52,16943,72419.31% increase  
Hahira   2,3341,62643.54% increase  
Remerton   96684714.05% increase  
Dasher   8218341.56% decrease  
Lake Park   5645492.73% increase  

Websites for Lowndes County

Official Website:   www.lowndescounty.com/

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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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