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

Perry County was founded March 1, 1818. Perry was created by taking area from Washington, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Perry had a population of 35,359 people. This is an increase of 3.76% since the last Census (which gave a population of 34,078 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Perry represented 0.3% of the total population of Ohio, making it the state's 69th 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
201036,058+5.81%+1.98% since 2009
200935,359+3.76%-0.24% since 2008
200835,443+4.01%+1.4% since 2007
200034,078The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
New Lexington   4,5584,6892.79% decrease  
Crooksville   2,4282,4832.22% decrease  
Somerset   1,5611,5490.77% increase  
Thornville   1,13573155.3% increase  
Junction City   8458183.3% increase  

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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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