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

The community of Sylvester is the Seat for Worth County.

Worth County was founded in 1853. Worth was created by taking area from Dooly and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Worth had a population of 21,214 people. This is a decrease of 3.43% since the last Census (which gave a population of 21,967 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Worth represented 0.27% of the total population of Georgia, making it the state's 76th 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
201021,679-1.31%+2.19% since 2009
200921,214-3.43%-0.51% since 2008
200021,967The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Sylvester   5,7515,9903.99% decrease  
Poulan   8789467.19% decrease  
Warwick   3974307.67% decrease  
Sumner   3183092.91% increase  

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Footnotes ...

<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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