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

The community of Winchester is the Seat for Clark County.

Clark County was founded in 1792. Clark was created by taking area from Bourbon and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Clark had a population of 36,159 people. This is an increase of 9.1% since the last Census (which gave a population of 33,144 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Clark represented 0.82% of the total population of Kentucky, making it the state's 31st 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
201035,613+7.45%-1.51% since 2009
200936,159+9.1%+1.1% since 2008
200835,767+7.91%+0.31% since 2007
200033,144The Last Census

More information can be found on the Clark County Census Page for Clark 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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