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

The community of Cynthiana is the Seat for Harrison County.

Harrison County was founded in 1793. Harrison was created by taking area from Bourbon and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Harrison had a population of 18,794 people. This is an increase of 4.51% since the last Census (which gave a population of 17,983 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Harrison represented 0.44% of the total population of Kentucky, making it the state's 59th 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
201018,846+4.8%+0.28% since 2009
200918,794+4.51%+0.41% since 2008
200818,717+4.08%+0.71% since 2007
200017,983The Last Census

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