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

The community of Charlottesville is the Seat for Albemarle County.

Albemarle County was founded in 1744.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Albemarle had a population of 94,908 people. This is an increase of 19.78% since the last Census (which gave a population of 79,236 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Albemarle represented 1.12% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 12th most populous county (out of 134 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
201098,970+24.91%+4.28% since 2009
200994,908+19.78%+0.66% since 2008
200894,287+19%+1.66% since 2007
200079,236The Last Census

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


Websites for Albemarle County

Official Website:   www.albemarle.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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