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

The community of Abbeville is the Seat for Wilcox County.

Wilcox County was founded in 1857. Wilcox was created by taking area from Dooly, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Wilcox had a population of 8,895 people. This is an increase of 3.71% since the last Census (which gave a population of 8,577 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Wilcox represented 0.1% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 135th 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
20109,255+7.9%+4.05% since 2009
20098,895+3.71%+1.18% since 2008
20088,791+2.5%+1.42% since 2007
20078,668+1.06% 
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20008,577The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Abbeville   2,8602,29824.46% increase  
Rochelle   1,3791,4152.54% decrease  
Pineview   5205322.26% decrease  
Pitts   2983083.25% decrease  

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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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