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

Transylvania County was founded in 1861. Transylvania was created by taking area from Henderson and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Transylvania had a population of 30,203 people. This is an increase of 2.96% since the last Census (which gave a population of 29,334 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Transylvania represented 0.36% of the total population of North Carolina, making it the state's 70th 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
201033,090+12.8%+9.56% since 2009
200930,203+2.96%+0.16% since 2008
200830,155+2.8%+0.66% since 2007
200029,334The Last Census

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


Websites for Transylvania County

Official Website:   www.transylvaniacounty.org/

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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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