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

The community of McKee is the Seat for Jackson County.

Jackson County was founded in 1858. Jackson was created by taking area from Madison, , , , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Jackson had a population of 13,243 people. This is a decrease of 1.87% since the last Census (which gave a population of 13,495 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Jackson represented 0.33% of the total population of Kentucky, making it the state's 81st 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
200913,243-1.87%-1.06% since 2008
200813,385-0.82%-0.25% since 2007
200013,495The Last Census

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