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

The community of Fort Valley is the Seat for Peach County.

Peach County was founded in 1924. Peach was created by taking area from Houston and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Peach had a population of 27,247 people. This is an increase of 15.12% since the last Census (which gave a population of 23,668 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Peach represented 0.29% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 65th 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
201027,695+17.01%+1.64% since 2009
200927,247+15.12%+0.78% since 2008
200827,036+14.23%+3.25% since 2007
200023,668The Last Census

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


Websites for Peach County

Official Website:   www.peachcounty.net/

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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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