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

Jackson County was founded March 1, 1816. Jackson was created by taking area from Scioto, , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Jackson had a population of 33,440 people. This is an increase of 2.45% since the last Census (which gave a population of 32,641 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Jackson represented 0.29% of the total population of Ohio, making it the state's 70th 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
201033,225+1.79%-0.64% since 2009
200933,440+2.45%+0.17% since 2008
200833,384+2.28%+0.25% since 2007
200032,641The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Jackson   6,1646,1840.32% decrease  
Wellston   5,9496,0782.12% decrease  
Oak Hill   1,6131,6854.27% decrease  
Coalton   5415450.73% decrease  

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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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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