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

The community of Thomaston is the Seat for Upson County.

Upson County was founded in 1824. Upson was created by taking area from Crawford and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Upson had a population of 27,551 people. This is a decrease of 0.17% since the last Census (which gave a population of 27,597 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Upson represented 0.34% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 54th 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
201027,153-1.61%-1.44% since 2009
200927,551-0.17%+0.24% since 2008
200827,484-0.41%-0.23% since 2007
200027,597The Last Census

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