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

The community of Trenton is the Seat for Jones County.

Jones County was founded in 1779 and was created by taking area from CravenCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Jones had a population of 10,071 people. This is a decrease of 2.99% since the last Census (which gave a population of 10,381 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Jones represented 0.13% of the total population of North Carolina, making it the state's 95th 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
201010,153-2.2%+0.81% since 2009
200910,071-2.99%+1.11% since 2008
20089,960-4.06%-0.71% since 2007
200010,381The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Maysville   9511,0025.09% decrease  
Pollocksville   2552695.2% decrease  
Trenton   24320617.96% increase  

Websites for Jones County

Official Website:   www.co.jones.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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