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

The community of Statesville is the Seat for Iredell County.

Iredell County was founded in 1788 and was created by taking area from RowanCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Iredell had a population of 158,153 people. This is an increase of 28.94% since the last Census (which gave a population of 122,660 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Iredell represented 1.52% of the total population of North Carolina, making it the state's 20th most populous county (out of 100 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
2010159,437+29.98%+0.81% since 2009
2009158,153+28.94%+1.63% since 2008
2008155,613+26.87%+2.75% since 2007
2000122,660The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Statesville   26,64423,32014.25% increase  
Mooresville   22,13318,82317.58% increase  
Davidson   10,5477,13947.74% increase  
Troutman   1,9981,59225.5% increase  
Harmony   65152623.76% increase  

Websites for Iredell County

Official Website:   www.co.iredell.nc.us/

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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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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