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Time Zone: Washington County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Greenville is the Seat for Washington County.

Washington County was founded in 1827. Washington was created by taking area from Warren and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Washington had a population of 54,616 people. This is a decrease of 13.28% since the last Census (which gave a population of 62,977 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Washington represented 2.21% of the total population of Mississippi, making it the state's 11th most populous county (out of 82 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201051,137-18.8%-6.37% since 2009
200954,616-13.28%-0.59% since 2008
200854,941-12.76%-0.98% since 2007
200755,482-11.9% 
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200062,977The Last Census

More information can be found on the Washington County Census Page for Washington County.

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Below are some of the communities located in Washington County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Washington County):

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Greenville   35,35541,63315.08% decrease  
Leland   4,7435,50213.79% decrease  
Hollandale   2,9493,43714.2% decrease  
Metcalfe   1,2671,10914.25% increase  
Arcola   48056314.74% decrease  

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Footnotes ...

<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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