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

The community of Columbus is the Seat for Muscogee County.

Muscogee County was founded in 1826.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Muscogee had a population of 190,414 people. This is an increase of 2.21% since the last Census (which gave a population of 186,291 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Muscogee represented 2.28% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 8th 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
2010189,885+1.93%-0.28% since 2009
2009190,414+2.21%+2.02% since 2008
2000186,291The Last Census

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