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

The community of Dallas is the Seat for Paulding County.

Paulding County was founded in 1832 and was created by taking area from CherokeeCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Paulding had a population of 136,655 people. This is an increase of 67.31% since the last Census (which gave a population of 81,678 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Paulding represented 1% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 25th 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
2010142,324+74.25%+4.15% since 2009
2009136,655+67.31%+2.52% since 2008
2008133,300+63.2%+4.22% since 2007
200081,678The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Dallas   10,8615,056114.8% increase  
Hiram   2,1021,36154.4% increase  
Braswell   1268057.5% increase  

Websites for Paulding County

Official Website:   www.paulding.gov/

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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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