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

The community of Roxboro is the Seat for Person County.

Person County was founded in 1791 and was created by taking area from CaswellCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Person had a population of 37,667 people. This is an increase of 5.74% since the last Census (which gave a population of 35,623 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Person represented 0.44% of the total population of North Carolina, making it the state's 61st 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
201039,464+10.78%+4.77% since 2009
200937,667+5.74%+0.44% since 2008
200837,501+5.27%+0.54% since 2007
200035,623The Last Census

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


Websites for Person County

Official Website:   www.personcounty.net/

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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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