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Time Zone: Adair County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Columbia is the Seat for Adair County.

Adair County was founded in 1802 and was created by taking area from GreenCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Adair had a population of 18,029 people. This is an increase of 4.55% since the last Census (which gave a population of 17,244 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Adair represented 0.43% of the total population of Kentucky, making it the state's 63rd most populous county (out of 120 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
201018,656+8.19%+3.48% since 2009
200918,029+4.55%+0.67% since 2008
200017,244The Last Census

More information can be found on the Adair County Census Page for Adair 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. For more information, please visit the U.S. Census Bureau.

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