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

The community of Sandy Hook is the Seat for Elliott County.

Elliott County was founded in 1869. Elliott was created by taking area from Morgan, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Elliott had a population of 9,083 people. This is an increase of 34.6% since the last Census (which gave a population of 6,748 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Elliott represented 0.17% of the total population of Kentucky, making it the state's 115th 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
20107,852+16.36%-13.55% since 2009
20099,083+34.6%+4.82% since 2008
20088,665+28.41%+6.03% since 2007
20006,748The Last Census

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