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

The community of Ridgeland is the Seat for Jasper County.

Jasper County was founded in 1912. Jasper was created by taking area from Beaufort and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Jasper had a population of 23,221 people. This is an increase of 12.3% since the last Census (which gave a population of 20,678 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Jasper represented 0.52% of the total population of South Carolina, making it the state's 40th most populous county (out of 46 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
201024,777+19.82%+6.7% since 2009
200923,221+12.3%+2.09% since 2008
200822,746+10%+2.41% since 2007
200020,678The Last Census

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


Websites for Jasper County

Official Website:   www.jaspercountysc.org/

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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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