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

The community of Noblesville is the Seat for Hamilton County.

Hamilton County was founded January 8, 1823.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Hamilton had a population of 279,287 people. This is an increase of 52.83% since the last Census (which gave a population of 182,740 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Hamilton represented 3.01% of the total population of Indiana, making it the state's 6th most populous county (out of 92 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
2010274,569+50.25%-1.69% since 2009
2009279,287+52.83%+3.08% since 2008
2008270,936+48.26%+3.45% since 2007
2007261,910+43.32% 
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2000182,740The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Fishers   71,05237,83587.8% increase  
Carmel   69,54737,73384.3% increase  
Noblesville   42,93528,59050.2% increase  
Westfield   22,4029,293141.1% increase  
Cicero   4,6144,3037.23% increase  

Websites for Hamilton County

Official Website:   www.co.hamilton.in.us/

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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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