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

The community of Paintsville is the Seat for Johnson County.

Johnson County was founded in 1843. Johnson was created by taking area from Floyd, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Johnson had a population of 23,827 people. This is an increase of 1.63% since the last Census (which gave a population of 23,445 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Johnson represented 0.58% of the total population of Kentucky, making it the state's 45th 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
201023,356-0.38%-1.98% since 2009
200823,831+1.65%-0.3% since 2007
200023,445The Last Census

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