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

The community of Jonesborough is the Seat for Washington County.

Washington County was founded in 1777.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Washington had a population of 120,598 people. This is an increase of 12.5% since the last Census (which gave a population of 107,198 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Washington represented 1.88% of the total population of Tennessee, making it the state's 10th 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
2010122,979+14.72%+1.97% since 2009
2009120,598+12.5%+1.45% since 2008
2008118,874+10.89%+1.85% since 2007
2007116,717+8.88% 
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2000107,198The Last Census

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

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Websites for Washington County

Official Website:   www.washingtoncountytn.com/

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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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