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Time Zone: Giles County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Pulaski is the Seat for Giles County.

Giles County was founded in 1809.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Giles had a population of 29,082 people. This is a decrease of 1.24% since the last Census (which gave a population of 29,447 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Giles represented 0.52% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 48th most populous county (out of 95 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
201029,485+0.13%+1.39% since 2009
200929,082-1.24%-0.32% since 2008
200829,174-0.93%+0.56% since 2007
200029,447The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Pulaski   7,8267,8710.57% decrease  
Ardmore   1,1711,0828.23% increase  
Elkton   59351016.27% increase  
Minor Hill   4484372.52% increase  
Lynnville   3373452.32% decrease  

Websites for Giles County

Official Website:   www.gilescounty-tn.us/

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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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