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

The community of Carlisle is the Seat for Nicholas County.

Nicholas County was founded in 1799. Nicholas was created by taking area from Mason and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Nicholas had a population of 6,874 people. This is an increase of 0.9% since the last Census (which gave a population of 6,813 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Nicholas represented 0.17% of the total population of Kentucky, making it the state's 114th 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
20107,135+4.73%+3.8% since 2009
20096,874+0.9%-0.29% since 2008
20086,894+1.19%-0.36% since 2007
20006,813The Last Census

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