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

The community of Augusta is the Seat for Richmond County.

Richmond County was founded in 1777.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Richmond had a population of 199,768 people.

At the time of the 2000 Census, Richmond represented 2.44% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 7th 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
2010200,549+0.39%+0.39% since 2009
2008199,311-0.23%+1.01% since 2007
2000199,775The Last Census

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