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

The community of Union City is the Seat for Obion County.

Obion County was founded in 1823.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Obion had a population of 31,431 people. This is a decrease of 3.14% since the last Census (which gave a population of 32,450 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Obion represented 0.57% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 43rd 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201031,807-1.98%+1.2% since 2009
200931,431-3.14%-0.42% since 2008
200831,565-2.73% 
200731,575-2.7% 
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200032,450The Last Census

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

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

Community 2009
Population
2000
Population
Change
(2009vs. 2000)
Union City   10,54610,8763.03% decrease  
South Fulton   2,3912,5175.01% decrease  
Troy   1,2101,2734.95% decrease  
Obion   1,0831,1344.5% decrease  
Hornbeak   4134355.06% decrease  

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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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