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

The community of Vanceburg is the Seat for Lewis County.

Lewis County was founded in 1806 and was created by taking area from MasonCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Lewis had a population of 13,752 people. This is a decrease of 2.41% since the last Census (which gave a population of 14,092 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Lewis represented 0.35% of the total population of Kentucky, making it the state's 78th 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
201013,870-1.58%+0.86% since 2009
200913,752-2.41%-0.7% since 2008
200813,849-1.72%-0.73% since 2007
200014,092The Last Census

More information can be found on the Lewis County Census Page for Lewis 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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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