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

The community of Ellaville is the Seat for Schley County.

Schley County was founded in 1857. Schley was created by taking area from Marion and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Schley had a population of 4,325 people. This is an increase of 14.84% since the last Census (which gave a population of 3,766 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Schley represented 0.05% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 153rd 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
20105,010+33.03%+15.84% since 2009
20094,325+14.84%+1.12% since 2008
20084,277+13.57%+3.68% since 2007
20003,766The Last Census

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