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

The community of Saint George is the Seat for Richmond County.

Richmond County is one of the original counties of New York and was founded in 1683.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Richmond had a population of 491,730 people. This is an increase of 10.82% since the last Census (which gave a population of 443,728 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Richmond represented 2.34% of the total population of New York, making it the state's 11th most populous county (out of 62 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
2010468,730+5.63%-4.68% since 2009
2009491,730+10.82%+0.9% since 2008
2008487,365+9.83%+0.93% since 2007
2000443,728The Last Census

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


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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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