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

The community of Scottsville is the Seat for Allen County.

Allen County was founded in 1815. Allen was created by taking area from Barren and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Allen had a population of 18,982 people. This is an increase of 6.64% since the last Census (which gave a population of 17,800 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Allen represented 0.44% of the total population of Kentucky, making it the state's 60th 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
201019,956+12.11%+5.13% since 2009
200918,982+6.64%-0.34% since 2008
200819,047+7.01%+1.01% since 2007
200017,800The Last Census

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

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