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

The community of Monroe is the Seat for Walton County.

Walton County was founded in 1818.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Walton had a population of 87,311 people. This is an increase of 43.87% since the last Census (which gave a population of 60,687 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Walton represented 0.74% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 32nd 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201083,768+38.03%-4.06% since 2009
200987,311+43.87%+1.68% since 2008
200885,872+41.5%+3.16% since 2007
200783,241+37.16% 
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200060,687The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Monroe   13,53411,40718.65% increase  
Walnut Grove   1,2281,2411.05% decrease  
Good Hope   28921037.62% increase  
Jersey   18016310.43% increase  
Between   1611488.78% increase  

Websites for Walton County

Official Website:   www.waltoncountyga.org/

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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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