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

The community of Zanesville is the Seat for Muskingum County.

Muskingum County was founded March 1, 1803. Muskingum was created by taking area from Washington and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Muskingum had a population of 84,884 people. This is an increase of 0.35% since the last Census (which gave a population of 84,585 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Muskingum represented 0.75% of the total population of Ohio, making it the state's 31st 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201086,074+1.76%+1.4% since 2009
200984,884+0.35%-0.12% since 2008
200884,986+0.47%-0.24% since 2007
200785,190+0.72% 
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200084,585The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Zanesville   24,90225,5862.67% decrease  
New Concord   2,5632,6513.32% decrease  
South Zanesville   2,0311,9364.91% increase  
Valley View Village   1,9942,1798.49% decrease  
Roseville   1,8901,9362.38% 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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