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

Alleghany County was founded in 1822.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Alleghany had a population of 16,242 people. This is an increase of 25.65% since the last Census (which gave a population of 12,926 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Alleghany represented 0.18% of the total population of Virginia, making it the state's 74th 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
200916,242+25.65%-0.47% since 2008
200816,319+26.25%-0.74% since 2007
200012,926The Last Census

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


Websites for Alleghany County

Official Website:   www.co.alleghany.va.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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