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

The community of Hyden is the Seat for Leslie County.

Leslie County was founded in 1878. Leslie was created by taking area from Clay, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Leslie had a population of 11,503 people. This is a decrease of 7.24% since the last Census (which gave a population of 12,401 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Leslie represented 0.31% of the total population of Kentucky, making it the state's 89th 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
201011,310-8.8%-1.68% since 2009
200911,503-7.24%-0.64% since 2008
200811,577-6.64%-1.08% since 2007
200012,401The Last Census

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