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

The community of Gallipolis is the Seat for Gallia County.

Gallia County was founded April 30, 1803. Gallia was created by taking area from Washington and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Gallia had a population of 30,694 people. This is a decrease of 1.21% since the last Census (which gave a population of 31,069 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Gallia represented 0.27% of the total population of Ohio, making it the state's 73rd most populous county (out of 88 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
201030,934-0.43%+0.78% since 2009
200930,694-1.21%-0.63% since 2008
200031,069The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Gallipolis   4,1064,1801.77% decrease  
Rio Grande   8589156.23% decrease  
Crown City   4264113.65% increase  
Vinton   3353243.4% increase  
Centerville   1411345.22% increase  

Websites for Gallia County

Official Website:   www.gallianet.net/

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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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